Definitions

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  • v. To reverse the process of entanglement

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To disentangle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To disentangle.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ entangle

Examples

  • "You can't unentangle things here," my friend Jeremy, who has long worked on issues relating to the complex conflicts of the region, remarked one night last week, from our hotel roof in Jerusalem.

    Rachel Sklar: Israel Diary: Dispatch From The Holy Land

  • Of course, it's also a problem to allow a status of forces agreement to pass without Congressional authorization, as it makes it very difficult for the next President to unentangle an Iraq commitment.

    Hullabaloo

  • Neither of us wanted to put our money into the same account because secretly, we knew the possibility of a divorce existed, and neither of us wanted to have to unentangle our hard-earned cash if that dreadful time ever came.

    Where Communication Fails

  • The combatant on top will try to unentangle the leg and obtain side control or mount, while the bottom combatant will try to transition into a full guard or alternatively attempt a sweep or submission.

    Planet Judo

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