Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
entangle

en·tan·gle

entangle

 
pronunciation:
ihn taeng gl
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: entangled, entangles, entangling
definition 1: to cause to be snarled or tangled.
synonyms:
snarl, tangle
antonyms:
disentangle, extricate, untangle
similar words:
enmesh, ensnare, foul, intertwine, knot, mat, mesh, ravel
definition 2: to involve, as in a difficult, complex, or unpleasant situation.
synonyms:
embroil, enmesh, tangle
antonyms:
disentangle, extricate
similar words:
ensnare, entrap, implicate, incriminate, involve, mesh, mire, snare, web
definition 3: to cause to be complex or difficult; confuse.
synonyms:
complicate, embroil, involve, snarl
antonyms:
unravel
similar words:
confuse, embarrass, jumble, muddle, perplex, ravel
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: entangled (adj.), entangler (n.)
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature