Definition of untangle
: to loose from tangles or entanglement : straighten out <untangle a knot> <untangle a mystery>
Examples of untangle in a sentence
She carefully untangled the child's hair.
He untangled the garden hose.
First Known Use of untangle
Synonym Discussion of untangle
UNTANGLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of untangle for English Language Learners
: to separate (things that are twisted together) : to remove the twists or knots in (something)
UNTANGLE Defined for Kids
Definition of untangle for Students
1 : to remove a tangle from
2 : to straighten out <You need to untangle your money situation.>
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