disembarrass

[ dis-em-bar-uhs ]
/ ˌdɪs ɛmˈbær əs /

verb (used with object)

to disentangle or extricate from something troublesome, embarrassing, or the like.
to relieve; rid.
to free from embarrassment.

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Origin of disembarrass

First recorded in 1720–30; dis-1 + embarrass

OTHER WORDS FROM disembarrass

dis·em·bar·rass·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disembarrass

disembarrass
/ (ˌdɪsɪmˈbærəs) /

verb (tr)

to free from embarrassment, entanglement, etc
to relieve or rid of something burdensome

Derived forms of disembarrass

disembarrassment, noun
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