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Definition of the verb ensnarl

What does ensnarl mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: ensnarled | ensnarling | ensnarls

  1. entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • synonyms of ensnarl: enmesh / mesh
    • more generic words: entangle / mat / snarl / tangle = twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

Alternative definition of the verb ensnarl


  1. To entangle.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ensnarl

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Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1863)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

ENSNARL' , v. t. To ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

quicken, refresh, restore 8 enspirit, recreate 9 entertain, galvanize, stimulate 10 exhilarate, invigorate, rejuvenate, vivificate enmesh 4 hook, trap 5 catch 6 draw in , tangle 7 ensnarl, trammel 8 drag into, entangle 9 embrangle, implicate enmity ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

trap, catch, net, bag; entangle, ensnarl, entoil (archaic); bait, ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

nt ensnarl BR Hil'snail, sn'snd:l, -z, -in, -d AM en'sndrl, on'sndrl, -Z, ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

park patriarch Plutarch pockmark postmark pressmark quark remark seamark shark skylark spark stark tanbark tetrarch trademark ARL Arles carl Carl ensnarl gnarl marl snarl unsnarl ARM alarm arm charm disarm farm firearm forearm ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

ensnare, embroil, enmesh, ensnarl, enlace, interlace, complicate, hamper, twist, stymie, snarl, web, perplex, embarrass, implicate, compromise, embroil, bewilder, mix ...

Google previewDictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms (1998)

by Martin Manser

involve, implicate, entangle, ensnarl, disturb, perplex, confuse, distract, trouble ant. extricate, separate, remove, compose, pacify, calm embryo n. germ, rudiment , ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

Carl, farl, gnarl, jarl, Karl, marl, parle, quarrel, snarl ensnarl, housecarl, unsnarl Albemarle arla \ar-b\ Carla, Darla, Karla, Marla arlan \а-lэп\ see arline arland \ar- bnd\ garland, Garland, Harland arlatan \ar-lat-3n\ charlatan, tarlatan arlay \ar-le\ ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1914)

with a new atlas of the world : a work of general reference in all departments of knowledge

ensnarl'4 (en-snarl') V. t. [< en-1 + snarl2.] To entangle as in a snarl; insnare. With noyse whereof when as thecaytive carle Should issue forth, in hope to find some spoyle, They in awayt would closely him ensnarle. Spenser, F. Q. ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

derange, disarrange, disarray, disorder, ensnarl, jumble, mess, mix(-up), nonplus, perplex, scramble, spoil, stupefy, tangle, tumble muddled state fuddle muddle through contrive, manage muddy boggy, cloudy, confused, dirty, marshy, slushy ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

safeguard, secure enswathe: wrap entail: bestow, cause, demand, encompass, evoke, impose, involve, necessitate, require entangle: bewilder, catch, complicate, confuse, embarrass, embrangle, embroil, enmesh, ensnarl, entrap, entwine, ...

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Scrabble value of E1N1S1N1A1R1L1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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