from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To entangle, involve, or catch in or as if in a mesh. See Synonyms at catch.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To mesh; to tangle or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily separated, particularly in a mesh or net like manner.
  • v. To involve in such complications as to render extrication difficult
  • v. To involve in difficulties.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To catch or entangle in, or as in, meshes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To inclose in or as if in meshes; immesh; entangle; snare.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh


en- +‎ mesh (Wiktionary)



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