Examples of entangle in a Sentence
in the process of taking down the Christmas tree, we managed to entangle the string of lights into a hopeless mess of wires
the young runaway gradually became entangled in a web of lies
Origin and Etymology of entangle
Middle English, from Anglo-French entangler — more at 1tangle
First Known Use: 15th century
ENTANGLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of entangle for English Language Learners
: to cause (something) to get caught in or twisted with something else
: to get (someone) involved in a confusing or difficult situation
ENTANGLE Defined for Kids
Definition of entangle for Students
1 : to make tangled or confused Don't entangle the ropes.
2 : to catch in a tangle Birds were entangled in the net.
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