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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb untangle:

disentangleextricateunravel
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Definition of the verb untangle

What does untangle mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: untangled | untangling | untangles

  1. release from entanglement of difficulty
  2. become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of

Alternative definition of the verb untangle

verb

  1. To remove tangles or knots.
  2. (by extension) To remove confusion or mystery.

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Untangle

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Google previewMolecular Microbiology (2013)

by Stephen J.W. Busby, Christopher M. Thomas, Nigel L. Brown

One area of chaperone involvement in the cell which is particularly hard to untangle is that of protein secretion across the cytoplasmic membrane. As proteins are known to be in an unfolded form when they cross membranes, the involvement ...

Google previewSoftspace (2006)

From a Representation of Form to a Simulation of Space by Sean Lally, Jessica Young

More difficult to untangle is the issue of the reference frame, being shifted from one in which the building is the objective determinant to one in which the subject operates as the center. The follow- ing essay steps away from our normative ...

Google previewKnots 90 (1992)

Proceedings of the International Conference on Knot Theory and Related Topics held in Osaka (Japan), August 15–19, 1990 by Akio Kawauchi

An untangle is a tangle that has no crossings. The following lemma is self evident: Lemma 4.2. Splicing is a bijection ...

Google previewOrthodox Constructions of the West (2013)

by George E. Demacopoulos, Aristotle Papanikolaou

but even more significant and difficult to untangle is the great number of complex ambivalences toward the ...

Google previewPrivate Pensions and Public Policies (2004)

by William G. Gale, John B. Shoven, Mark J. Warshawsky

However, it could also be argued that making old-age insurance and redistribution difficult to untangle is a reasonable social norm for enforcing ex ante risk- sharing agreements between young workers. In particular, young workers have an ...

Google previewPonapean-English Dictionary (1979)

by Kenneth L. Rehg, Damian G. Sohl

untangle to untie, to untangle: ...

Google previewKoasati Dictionary (1994)

by Geoffrey D. Kimball

untangle to untangle something (SG obj) v falaplin. to untangle something (PL obj) v fallin. untie to untie something v sokcan. to untie something (SG obj) v falaplin. to untie something (PL obj) v ...

Google previewThe Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary (1883)

by John Ogilvie

UNTANGLE 521 UXTOLERABLE untamed beast. Locke. (6) Not subdued; not brought under control; as, a turbulent untamed mind. * A people very Btubborn and untamed.' Spenser. Untangle (un-tang'gl), v.t. To loose from tangles or intricacy; ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

can untainted: fresh untalkative: reticent, taciturn untamed: barbaric, feral, rambunctious, savage, uncivilized, undisciplined, unsubdued, wild untangle: disentangle, extricate, free, solve, unscramble, unsnarl, untie, untwist untarnished : clean, ...

Google previewCambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary (2008)

untangle /An'taerj.gl/ verb [T] knots© 1 to remove the knots from ...

Google previewGrammar and Dictionary of the Buluba-Lulua Language as Spoken in the Upper Kasai and Congo Basin (1906)

by William McCutchan Morrison

to loosen, untie, extricate, set free, liberate, let loose, give liberty or freedom, undo, unloose, unravel, untangle. Kutulula, vt., to disentangle, unbind, undo, unravel, untangle. L. Laba, vt., to rub on, rub hand over, smear on, spread on, ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

UNTANGLE 521 INTOLERABLE untamed beast. Locke. (6) Not subdued; not brought under control; as, a turbulent untamed mind. 'A people very stubborn anil untamed,' Spenser. Untangle (un-tang'gl), v.t. To loose from tangles or intricacy; ...

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Video shows what untangle means. To remove tangles or knots.. (by extension) To remove confusion or mystery.. Untangle Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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Scrabble value of U1N1T1A1N1G2L1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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