Definitions for tangle

Definitions for (noun) tangle

Main entry: snarl, tangle, maze

Definition: something jumbled or confused

Usage: a tangle of government regulations

Main entry: tangle

Definition: a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven

Usage: they carved their way through the tangle of vines

Definitions for (verb) tangle

Main entry: mat, tangle, snarl, entangle

Definition: twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

Usage: The child entangled the cord

Main entry: tousle, tangle, dishevel

Definition: disarrange or rumple; dishevel

Usage: The strong wind tousled my hair

Main entry: tangle, ravel, knot

Definition: tangle or complicate

Usage: a ravelled story

Main entry: embroil, drag, drag in, sweep, sweep up, tangle

Definition: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

Usage: They were swept up by the events; don't drag me into this business

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