What does untangle mean?

Definitions for untangle
ʌnˈtæŋ gəlun·tan·gle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extricate, untangle, disentangle, disencumberverb

    release from entanglement of difficulty

    "I cannot extricate myself from this task"

  2. unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpickverb

    become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of

    "unravel the thread"


  1. untangleverb

    To remove tangles or knots.

    With gentle combing, untangle your hair.

    Etymology: From un- + tangle

  2. untangleverb

    (by extension) To remove confusion or mystery.

    It took awhile, but he finally untangled the problem.

    Etymology: From un- + tangle

Webster Dictionary

  1. Untangleverb

    to loose from tangles or intricacy; to disentangle; to resolve; as, to untangle thread


  1. Untangle

    Untangle is a privately held company based in Sunnyvale, California, which produces and supports the software and hardware versions of the Untangle firewall UTM networking application. Untangle is used by over 30,000 organizations worldwide.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Untangle

    un-tang′gl, v.t. to disentangle.


  1. Untangle

    Untangle, a network software and appliance company, provides a new breed of multi-function firewall and Internet management applications that are optimized for the unique needs of smaller organizations. With a free multi-function firewall at its core and a suite of complementary Internet management applications, Untangle's superior solutions are available at the lowest upfront cost and are easy-to-deploy and manage. Untangle's proven network software solutions are installed in over 30,000 organizations, protecting more than 2 million people and their computers. With its try-before-you-buy approach, Untangle enables organizations to take control of their network within minutes and at no risk. Untangle is located in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit untangle.com or call (866) 233-2296.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of untangle in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of untangle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of untangle in a Sentence

  1. Alan Howard:

    Qi helps untangle complex markets and identify what is driving asset prices. I can see many applications for Qi's technology and am pleased to support them in their expansion.

  2. Matteo Chinazzi:

    The initial introduction of the virus in the U.S. coincided with the peak of theflu season, so the symptoms you had, it would be difficult to untangle with flu.

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