HyperDic: tangle

English > 6 senses of the word tangle:
NOUNobjecttanglea twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven
cognitiontangle, snarl, mazesomething jumbled or confused / confused
VERBstativetangle, embroil, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag inforce into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
contacttangle, ravel, knottangle or complicate
contacttangle, tousle, disheveldisarrange or rumple
contacttangle, entangle, mat, snarltwist together or entwine into a confusing mass
tangle > pronunciation
Soundstae'nggahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > tangle: 6 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven.
Example"they carved their way through the tangle of vines"
Narrowerhairball, hair ball, trichobezoarA compact mass of hair that forms in the alimentary canal (especially in the stomach of animals as a result of licking fur)
shagA matted tangle of hair or fiber
Broadernatural objectAn object occurring naturally
Spanishenredo, laberinto, maraña
Verbstangletwist together or entwine into a confusing mass
tangledisarrange or rumple
English > tangle: 6 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningSomething jumbled or confused / confused.
Example"a tangle of government regulations"
Synonymssnarl, maze
BroaderperplexityTrouble or confusion resulting from complexity
Spanishcomplicación, embrollo, enredo, laberinto, lío, maraña, revoltijo
Catalancomplicació, embolic, tripijoc
Verbstangletangle or complicate
English > tangle: 6 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningForce into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymsembroil, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in
BroaderinvolveEngage as a participant
Spanishimplicar
Catalanembolicar, implicar
English > tangle: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningtangle or complicate.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsravel, knot
Broaderintertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lacespin,wind, or twist together
Oppositeravel, unravel, ravel outdisentangle
unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpickBecome or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
Spanishanudar, enredar, enrevesar, urdir
Catalancordar-se, enredar, nuar
Nounstanglesomething jumbled or confused / confused
English > tangle: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningdisarrange or rumple; dishevel.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymstousle, dishevel
BroaderdisarrangeDestroy the arrangement / arrangement or order of
Spanishdesgreñar, enmarañar, enredar
Nounstanglea twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven
English > tangle: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningTwist together or entwine into a confusing mass.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey tangle their hair
Example"The child entangled the cord"
Synonymsentangle, 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
Nounstanglea twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven

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