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Definition 1: smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb - [verb of body]

Samples where disentangle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • comb your hair before dinner
  • comb the wool

Synonyms for disentangle in the sense of this definition

(disentangle is a kind of ...) care for one's external appearance

"He is always well-groomed"

(... is a kind of disentangle ) give a smooth and glossy appearance

"slick one's hair"

(... is a kind of disentangle ) ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect

Definition 2: extricate from entanglement - [verb of contact]

Samples where disentangle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Can you disentangle the cord?

Synonyms for disentangle in the sense of this definition

(disentangle is a kind of ...) bring order to or into

"Order these files"

(... is a kind of disentangle ) disentangle and raise the fibers of

"tease wool"

(... is a kind of disentangle ) disentangle

"can you unravel the mystery?"

Definition 3: separate the tangles of - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for disentangle in the sense of this definition

(disentangle is a kind of ...) cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect

"I wish I could undo my actions"

(... is a kind of disentangle ) straighten by unrolling

"roll out the big map"

(... is a kind of disentangle ) unwind or untwist

Definition 4: release from entanglement of difficulty - [verb of contact]

Samples where disentangle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I cannot extricate myself from this task

Synonyms for disentangle in the sense of this definition

(disentangle is a kind of ...) free or remove obstruction from

"free a path across the cluttered floor"

Definition 5: free from involvement or entanglement - [verb of stative]

Samples where disentangle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • How can I disentangle myself from her personal affairs?

Synonyms for disentangle in the sense of this definition

(disentangle is a kind of ...) free from obligations or duties

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