Dis`en*tan"gle (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disentangled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disentangling (?).]


To free from entanglement; to release from a condition of being intricately and confusedly involved or interlaced; to reduce to orderly arrangement; to straighten out; as, to disentangle a skein of yarn.


To extricate from complication and perplexity; disengage from embarrassing connection or intermixture; to disembroil; to set free; to separate.

To disentangle truth from error. Stewart.

To extricate and disentangle themselves out of this labyrinth. Clarendon.

A mind free and disentangled from all corporeal mixtures. Bp. Stillingfleet.

Syn. -- To loose; extricate; disembarrass; disembroil; clear; evolve; disengage; separate; detach.


© Webster 1913.

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