- to disentangle or extricate from something troublesome, embarrassing, or the like.
- to relieve; rid.
- to free from embarrassment.
Origin of disembarrass
Related Words for disembarrassdisburden, clear, relieve, free, lighten, extricate, disencumber, release, liberate, unburden, unchain
Examples from the Web for disembarrass
Historical Examples of disembarrass
He cleared his throat as though to disembarrass it of a garrote.Greener Than You Think
And of his vigilant sentinel there seems but one way to disembarrass himself.The Death Shot
It's his way of trying to disembarrass himself of his rivals: he's no simpleton.'The Thirteen
Honore de Balzac
"I wish you were going to Rome with me," he added, to disembarrass the moment of parting.Indian Summer
William D. Howells
My object has been to disembarrass my force from the incubus of non-combatants.The Ruined Cities of Zululand
Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
- to free from embarrassment, entanglement, etc
- to relieve or rid of something burdensome