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Synonyms for entangle
ɛnˈtæŋ gəlen·tan·gle

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  1. entangleverb


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  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.

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

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

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  1. entangle

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

    disentangle, unravel, extricate

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  1. entangle, mireverb


    "Our people should not be mired in the past"

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

    straighten out, disentangle, unsnarl

  2. entangle, tangle, mat, snarlverb

    twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

    "The child entangled the cord"

    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

    disentangle, straighten out, unsnarl

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  1. entangleverb

    ensnare, entrap, catch, involve in complication

  2. entangleverb

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

  3. entangleverb

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

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  1. entangleverb

    interweave, complicate, tangle, enmesh, snarl, insnare, puzzle, involve

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  1. James Comey:

    We’ve investigated Chattanooga as a terror attack from the beginning, the Chattanooga killer was inspired by a foreign terror organization. It’s hard to entangle which particular source … there are lots of competing poisons out there.

  2. George Washington:

    The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is in extending our commercial relations to have as little political connection as possible... Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalships, interest, humor, or caprice?... It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.

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