Thesaurus

mesh

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mesh

  1. 1 usually meshes pl  something that catches and holds a routine request that got hung up in the meshes of the state bureaucracy Synonyms of mesh entanglement, web(es), morass, net, noose, quagmire, quicksand, snare, tanglement, toil(s), trapWords Related to mesh knot, snarl, tangle; cat's cradle, labyrinth, maze; cobweb, spiderweb

  2. 2 a fabric made of strands loosely twisted, knotted, or woven together at regular intervals spread a mesh across the doorway to keep out insects Synonyms of mesh net, netting, networkWords Related to mesh web, webbing; grille (also grill), lattice, screen, screening, wirework; bobbinet, Brussels lace, filigree, fishnet, lace, marquisette, tulle


mesh

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mesh

  1. to catch or hold as if in a net dolphins sometimes become meshed in fishnets Synonyms of mesh catch up, enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, ensnarl, entoil, entrap, entangle, net, snare, tangle, trapWords Related to mesh bag, birdlime, capture, collar; embroil, implicate, involve, mireNear Antonyms of mesh detach, disengage, extricate; clear, free, liberateAntonyms of mesh disentangle, untangle


Learn More about mesh


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to suppress quietly or indirectly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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