to free or become free from entanglement; untangle; extricate (often followed by from).
- dis·en·tan·gle·ment, noun
- dis·en·tan·gler, noun
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How to use disentangle in a sentence
He was powerful, egotistical and influential, and it may have been impossible to disentangle his hopes from his own financial interests.
The probabilistic noise added further randomness for the receiver to disentangle.
A complex systems approach to addressing past inequities would consider the historical, layered, and interacting factors that may be impossible to disentangle but collectively put certain populations at highest risk.A Model for a Just COVID-19 Vaccination Program - Issue 93: Forerunners | Melanie Moses & Kathy Powers | November 25, 2020 | Nautilus
Klimek and his colleagues used statistical techniques to try to disentangle which measures worked and which didn’t.Coronavirus shutdowns don’t need to be all or nothing | Jonathan Lambert | November 25, 2020 | Science News
The player finds nothing laboriously put together and requiring study for its disentanglement.Franz Liszt | James Huneker
They must be quieted, before we can commence the means necessary for their disentanglement.Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit | Samuel Taylor Coleridge
In his laborious way, Tom worked at the disentanglement, but without much success.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
The three, however, were already in process of disentanglement.The Bright Messenger | Algernon Blackwood
It was vain to seek their disentanglement; it was impossible.Incredible Adventures | Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for disentangle
to release or become free from entanglement or confusion
(tr) to unravel or work out
- disentanglement, noun
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