Meaning of ENTANGLE in English

v. Function: verb

1 to twist or interweave so as to make separation difficult FF1C; entangled the yarn FF1E;

Synonyms: ensnarl, intertangle, perplex, snarl, tangle

Related Words: intertwine, interweave, ||snirl, twist; ball up


Synonyms: COMPLICATE , ||muck, muddle, perplex, ravel, snarl, tangle

3 to catch or hold as if in a net from which escape is difficult FF1C; a firm hopelessly entangled in financial difficulties FF1E;

Synonyms: embrangle, enmesh, ensnarl, trammel; compare CATCH 3 , INVOLVE 1

Related Words: burden, clog, fetter, hamper, impede; bag, capture, catch, ensnare, entrap, snare, trap; discomfit, embarrass, embroil

Contrasted Words: extricate, untangle; detach, disengage; clear, free; disburden, unfetter

Antonyms: disentangle


Synonyms: CATCH 3, benet, catch up, ensnare, entrap, snare, tangle, trap

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.