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Synonyms for extricate
ˈɛk strɪˌkeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extricate, untangle, disentangle, disencumber(verb)

    release from entanglement of difficulty

    "I cannot extricate myself from this task"

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

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. extricate

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. extricate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disengage, disentangle, clear, disembarrass, relieve, liberate, deliver, free, set free

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "extricate":

    liberate, rid

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#2228separate
#7381rid
#10269distinguish
#15680disconnect
#16013comb
#25712unwind
#35984liberate
#37457unravel
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#97520disentangle
#99443untangle
#114007unscramble
#125863explicate

How to use extricate in a sentence?

  1. David Sandberg:

    The story doesn't have to be all the details. But there should be nothing that would be considered a lie in retrospect, it could be a partial story. It could be less technical. But it has to be based in truth. Because once you go down the road of telling a non-truth, then it's very difficult to extricate yourself from that.

  2. Lloyd Garrison:

    On this subject I do not which to think, or speak, or write, with moderation. No No Tell a man whose house is on fire to give a moderate alarm tell him to moderately rescue his wife from the hands of the ravisher tell the mother to gradually extricate her babe from the fire into which it has fallen but urge me not to use moderation in a cause like the present. I am in earnest I will not equivocate I will not retreat a single inch and I will be heard.

  3. Steven Lamm:

    By fainting or nearly fainting, your mind is trying to extricate yourself-as in flee-from the situation.

  4. Gideon Saar:

    There is only one way in which we can save the country, extricate it from the crisis and ensure the Likud's continued rule - and that is if we go to snap primaries today, within these 21 days.

  5. Bill Roggio:

    I would argue the Trump administration sold the Afghan government out the minute they excluded the Afghan government from the talks and this US-Taliban ceasefire is just an extension of that, the US is 100 % betraying the Afghan people, the Afghan government, and the Afghan military in order to extricate The US from the country.

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