enmesh

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verb en·mesh \in-ˈmesh, en-\
variants: or less commonly

play \i(m)-ˈmesh\

Definition of enmesh

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

enmeshment

play \i(m)-ˈmesh-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


ENMESH Defined for English Language Learners

enmesh

play
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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