HyperDic: entangle

English > 2 senses of the word entangle:
VERBstativeentangle, mireentrap
contactentangle, tangle, mat, snarltwist together or entwine into a confusing mass
entangle > pronunciation
Soundsehntae'nggahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > entangle: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningentrap.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymmire
BroaderinvolveEngage as a participant
Spanishconfundir, embrollar, enredar
Nounsentanglementan intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim
English > entangle: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTwist together or entwine into a confusing mass.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey entangle their hair
Example"The child entangled the cord"
Synonymstangle, mat, snarl
Narrowerenmesh, mesh, ensnarlentangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
feltmat together and make felt-like
Broadertwist, twine, distortform into a spiral shape
Oppositedisentangle, unsnarl, straighten outextricate from entanglement
Spanishenmarañar, enredar
Catalanembolicar, embullar, enredar

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