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Synonyms for entangle
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. entangle, mire(verb)

    entrap

    "Our people should not be mired in the past"

    Synonyms:
    mat, muck, mud, muck up, tangle, grind to a halt, get stuck, snarl, bog down, mire

    Antonyms:
    straighten out, disentangle, unsnarl

  2. entangle, tangle, mat, snarl(verb)

    twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

    "The child entangled the cord"

    Synonyms:
    snarl up, mat up, tangle, felt up, tousle, snarl, ravel, knot, mat, felt, embroil, matte up, drag in, sweep up, embrangle, sweep, mire, matte, dishevel, drag, snap, matt-up

    Antonyms:
    disentangle, straighten out, unsnarl

Wiktionary

  1. entangle(verb)

    Antonyms:
    disentangle

  2. entangle(verb)

    Antonyms:
    disentangle

  3. entangle(verb)

    Antonyms:
    disentangle

  4. entangle(verb)

    To involve in difficulties or embarrassments; to embarrass, puzzle, or distract by adverse or perplexing circumstances, interests, demands, etc.; to hamper; to bewilder.

    Antonyms:
    disentangle

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. entangle

    To involve (Latin in, in, and volvo, roll) is to roll or wind up with or in so as to combine inextricably or inseparably, or nearly so; as, the nation is involved in war; the bookkeeper's accounts, or the writer's sentences are involved. Involve is a stronger word than implicate, denoting more complete entanglement. As applied to persons, implicate is always used in an unfavorable sense, and involve ordinarily so; but implicate applies only to that which is wrong, while involve is more commonly used of that which is unfortunate; one is implicated in a crime, involved in embarrassments, misfortunes, or perplexities. As regards logical connection that which is included is usually expressly stated; that which is implied is not stated, but is naturally to be inferred; that which is involved is necessarily to be inferred; as, a slate roof is included in the contract; that the roof shall be water-tight is implied; the contrary supposition involves an absurdity. See COMPLEX.

    Synonyms:
    complicate, embarrass, embroil, implicate, imply, include, involve, overwhelm

    Antonyms:
    disconnect, disentangle, distinguish, explicate, extricate, remove, separate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. entangle

    Synonyms:
    knot, mat, entrap, ensnare, ravel, implicate, involve, perplex, embarrass, inveigle, compromise

    Antonyms:
    disentangle, unravel, extricate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. entangle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    ensnare, entrap, catch, involve in complication

  2. entangle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    confuse (by twisting or crossing), interweave, tangle, knot, mat

  3. entangle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    perplex, embarrass, puzzle, confound, bewilder, pose, nonplus, stagger, mystify

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