Thesaurus

extricates

verb
present tense third-person singular of extricate

Synonyms & Antonyms of extricates

to set free from entanglement or difficulty
  • you've woven such a web of lies that it's hard to see how you can extricate yourself now

Synonyms for extricates

Words Related to extricates

Phrases Synonymous with extricates

Near Antonyms for extricates

Antonyms for extricates

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about extricates

Cite this Entry

“Extricates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extricates. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

More from Merriam-Webster on extricates

Nglish: Translation of extricates for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of extricates for Arabic Speakers

Comments on extricates

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

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!