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English verb: entangle

1. entangle (stative) entrap

SamplesOur people should not be mired in the past.


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)involve

2. entangle (contact) twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

SamplesThe child entangled the cord.

ExamplesThey entangle their hair

Synonymsmat, snarl, tangle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)distort, twine, twist

Narrower (hyponym)enmesh, ensnarl, felt, mesh

Antonymsunsnarl, disentangle, straighten out

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