Definition of disentangle:
- To extricate from complication and perplexity; disengage from embarrassing connection or intermixture; to disembroil; to set free; to separate.
- 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.
crystallize, square away, decompress, clear, unbend, unpick, clean up, shed light on, put right, unknot, extricate, unravel, crystallise, see the light, loosen up, comb, weed out, disencumber, sort out, straighten out, disinvolve, disembroil, make relaxed, unstrain, relax, unroll, wind off, straighten, unlax, tidy, neaten, crystalise, illuminate, unhitch, untwist, disengage, comb-out, unwind, elucidate, crystalize, iron out, enlighten, clear up, untangle, unsnarl, tidy up, slow down, ransack, reform, unscramble.
Indeed, I had not instantly resolution enough to survey it, and when at length I assumed courage enough to do so, I could not perfectly distinguish the parts, they were so discomposed; but taking hold of one end of the net, I endeavoured to disentangle the thing, and then drawing the net away, a most surprising sight presented itself: the creature reared upright, about three feet high, covered all over with long, black shaggy hair, like a bear, which hung down from his head and neck quite along his back and sides.- "Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.)", Robert Paltock Commentator: A. H. Bullen.
- "A Prisoner in Fairyland", Algernon Blackwood.
- "The Gold of Chickaree", Susan Warner.