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en·tan·gle

entangle

 
pronunciation:
ihn taeng gl
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part of speech: verb
inflections: entangles, entangling, entangled
definition 1: to cause to be snarled or tangled.
The spider web entangled the fly.
synonyms:
snarl, tangle
antonyms:
untangle
similar words:
foul, knot, mat, ravel
definition 2: to cause to get involved in a difficult situation.
He entangled me in his problems.
synonyms:
tangle
similar words:
incriminate, involve, snare
derivations: entangled (adj.), entangler (n.)
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The word entangle contains the following part:
en-1, em-1 Latin prefix that means to put into; cause to be or have
antonyms:
de-, dis-, un-