Definitions for: Disentangle

[v] smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool"
[v] extricate from entanglement; "Can you disentangle the cord?"
[v] separate the tangles of
[v] release from entanglement of difficulty; "i cannot extricate myself from this task"
[v] free from involvement or entanglement; "How can I disentangle myself from her personal affiars?"

Webster (1913) Definition: Dis`en*tan"gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Disentangled; p. pr. & vb. n. Disentangling.]
1. To free from entanglement; to release from a condition of
being intricately and confusedly involved or interlaced;
to reduce to orderly arrangement; to straighten out; as,
to disentangle a skein of yarn.

2. To extricate from complication and perplexity; disengage
from embarrassing connection or intermixture; to
disembroil; to set free; to separate.

To disentangle truth from error. --Stewart.

To extricate and disentangle themselves out of this
labyrinth. --Clarendon.

A mind free and disentangled from all corporeal
mixtures. --Bp.

Syn: To loose; extricate; disembarrass; disembroil; clear;
evolve; disengage; separate; detach.

Synonyms: comb, comb out, disembroil, disencumber, disinvolve, extricate, straighten out, unsnarl, untangle, unwind

Antonyms: entangle, mat, snarl, tangle

See Also: discharge, disengage, fluff, free, free, groom, loosen, neaten, order, ravel, ravel out, roll out, sleek down, slick, slick down, straighten, tease, tease, tease apart, uncoil, undo, unravel

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