Thesaurus

enmeshes

verb
variants: also immeshes
present tense third-person singular of enmesh

Synonyms & Antonyms of enmeshes

to catch or hold as if in a net
  • 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

Synonyms for enmeshes

Words Related to enmeshes

Near Antonyms for enmeshes

Antonyms for enmeshes

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about enmeshes

Cite this Entry

“Enmeshes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enmeshes. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on enmeshes

Nglish: Translation of enmeshes for Spanish Speakers

Comments on enmeshes

What made you want to look up enmeshes? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!