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Synonyms for untangle
ʌnˈtæŋ gəl

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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, extricate, comb, disencumber, straighten out, disembroil, unscramble, disinvolve, unknot

  2. unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpick(verb)

    become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of

    "unravel the thread"

    Synonyms:
    unpick, run, disentangle, ravel out, extricate, ravel, unravel, disencumber, unscramble, unknot

Wiktionary

  1. untangle(verb)

    Synonyms:
    disentangle

    Antonyms:
    tangle

  2. untangle(verb)

    To remove tangles or knots.

    With gentle combing, untangle your hair.

    Synonyms:
    disentangle

    Antonyms:
    tangle

  3. untangle(verb)

    (by extension) To remove confusion or mystery.

    It took awhile, but he finally untangled the problem.

    Synonyms:
    disentangle

    Antonyms:
    tangle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. untangle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    disentangle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. untangle(v)

    Synonyms:
    unravel, disentangle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "untangle":

    undo

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How to say untangle in sign language?

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How to use untangle in a sentence?

  1. Alan Howard:

    Qi helps untangle complex markets and identify what is driving asset prices. I can see many applications for Qi's technology and am pleased to support them in their expansion.

  2. Matteo Chinazzi:

    The initial introduction of the virus in the U.S. coincided with the peak of theflu season, so the symptoms you had, it would be difficult to untangle with flu.


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