Definitions for tangleˈtæŋ gəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tangle(noun)

    a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven

    "they carved their way through the tangle of vines"

  2. tangle, snarl, maze(verb)

    something jumbled or confused

    "a tangle of government regulations"

  3. embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in(verb)

    force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

    "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

  4. ravel, tangle, knot(verb)

    tangle or complicate

    "a ravelled story"

  5. tousle, dishevel, tangle(verb)

    disarrange or rumple; dishevel

    "The strong wind tousled my hair"

  6. entangle, tangle, mat, snarl(verb)

    twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

    "The child entangled the cord"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tangle(noun)

    to unite or knit together confusedly; to interweave or interlock, as threads, so as to make it difficult to unravel the knot; to entangle; to ravel

  2. Tangle(noun)

    to involve; to insnare; to entrap; as, to be tangled in lies

  3. Tangle(verb)

    to be entangled or united confusedly; to get in a tangle

  4. Tangle(noun)

    any large blackish seaweed, especially the Laminaria saccharina. See Kelp

  5. Tangle

    a knot of threads, or other thing, united confusedly, or so interwoven as not to be easily disengaged; a snarl; as, hair or yarn in tangles; a tangle of vines and briers. Used also figuratively

  6. Tangle

    an instrument consisting essentially of an iron bar to which are attached swabs, or bundles of frayed rope, or other similar substances, -- used to capture starfishes, sea urchins, and other similar creatures living at the bottom of the sea

Freebase

  1. Tangle

    Tangle is the second album by Thinking Fellers Union Local 282, released in 1989 through Thwart Productions.


Translations for tangle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Wirrwarr, sich verstricken, verwirrenGerman
  • πλέκωGreek
  • maraña, enmarañarSpanish
  • درهم و برهم کردنPersian
  • riidellä, vyyhti, sotku, sotkeutua, riita, tappelu, tapella, sotkea, sotkuuntuaFinnish
  • emmêler, compliquerFrench
  • intrecciareItalian
  • ចំពាក់, ធ្វើឲ្យប្រទាក់ចំពាក់គ្នា, ប្រទាក់Khmer
  • kusutMalay
  • wirwar, verstrikkenDutch
  • konflikt, plątanina, zamętPolish
  • emaranhado, emaranhar, enrolar-se, misturar, embaraçar, capturar, pegar, ser empurradoPortuguese
  • путаница, конфликт, неразбериха, клубок, ссора, запутываться, беспорядокRussian
  • trassla, konflikt, insnärjd, trassel, virrvarr, bråte, tilltrasslad, härva, tampas, röra, oreda, trasslig, gräla, snärja, bråka, bråk, grälSwedish
  • ecramyî, s' ecramyî, s' ecomeler, ecomelerWalloon

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