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Synonyms for disentangle
ˌdɪs ɛnˈtæŋ gəldis·en·tan·gle

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disentangle

    Synonyms:
    disconnect, distinguish, explicate, extricate, remove, separate

    Antonyms:
    complicate, embarrass, embroil, entangle, implicate, imply, include, involve, overwhelm

Princeton's WordNet

  1. extricate, untangle, disentangle, disencumberverb

    release from entanglement of difficulty

    "I cannot extricate myself from this task"

    Synonyms:
    unpick, unsnarl, comb out, unravel, unwind, extricate, comb, disencumber, straighten out, disembroil, untangle, unscramble, disinvolve, unknot

    Antonyms:
    tangle, snarl, mat, entangle

  2. disentangle, unsnarl, straighten outverb

    extricate from entanglement

    "Can you disentangle the cord?"

    Synonyms:
    disembroil, extricate, put right, comb out, disinvolve, crystalize, clear up, crystalise, shed light on, comb, illuminate, crystallize, iron out, sort out, square away, disencumber, neaten, straighten, reform, enlighten, crystallise, clear, straighten out, clean up, elucidate, untangle, unsnarl, unwind, tidy, tidy up, see the light

    Antonyms:
    mat, entangle, tangle, snarl

  3. disinvolve, disembroil, disentangleverb

    free from involvement or entanglement

    "How can I disentangle myself from her personal affairs?"

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

    Antonyms:
    snarl, mat, tangle, entangle

  4. unwind, disentangleverb

    separate the tangles of

    Synonyms:
    disencumber, extricate, slow down, unbend, comb, disembroil, loosen up, unlax, unroll, disinvolve, unsnarl, decompress, straighten out, wind off, untangle, relax, unwind, make relaxed, unstrain, comb out

    Antonyms:
    entangle, tangle, mat, snarl

  5. comb, comb out, disentangleverb

    smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb

    "comb your hair before dinner"; "comb the wool"

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

    Antonyms:
    tangle, snarl, mat, entangle

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disentangleverb

    Synonyms:
    unravel, unfold, untwist

  2. disentangleverb

    Synonyms:
    extricate, disengage, disembroil, liberate, clear, loose, unloose, free, set free

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "disentangle":

    unravel, discern

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How to use disentangle in a sentence?

  1. Casey Michel:

    That is the most corrupt industry in one of the most corrupt countries in the world. You can't disentangle the sources of this wealth from the initial sources of the corruption, casey Michel can not have made that money without specific political connections or connections to organized crime or connections to other oligarchic figures.

  2. Marjorie Dannenfelser:

    Read MoreAnti-abortion groups thank President Trump for taking decisive action to disentangle taxpayers from the abortion industry.

  3. Van Beurden:

    Our actions to date have been guided by continuous discussions with governments about the need to disentangle society from Russian energy flows, while maintaining energy supplies, threats today to stop pipeline flows to Europe further illustrate the difficult choices and potential consequences we face as we try to do this.

  4. Ezra Pound:

    There are few things more difficult than to appraise the work of a man suddenly dead in his youth; to disentangle promise from achievement; to save him from that sentimentalizing which confuses the tragedy of the interruption with the merit of the work actually performed.

  5. Kevin Volpp:

    The challenge with these interventions is to disentangle the pieces of the intervention, to figure out which components, like feedback and incentives, had an impact.


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