enmesh

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verb en·mesh \in-ˈmesh, en-\

Definition of enmesh

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to catch or entangle in or as if in meshes <deeply enmeshed in the plot>

enmeshment

play \-mənt\ noun

Examples of enmesh in a sentence

  1. <soon after Eli Whitney had invented it, others copied his cotton gin, and he spent the rest of his life enmeshed in lawsuits trying to protect his invention>

1604

First Known Use of enmesh

1604

Variants of enmesh

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ENMESH Defined for English Language Learners

enmesh

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verb en·mesh \in-ˈmesh, en-\

Definition of enmesh for English Language Learners

  • : to wrap or tangle (someone or something) in a net



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