Tangle



verb (used with object), tangled, tangling.
1.
to bring together into a mass of confusedly interlaced or intertwisted threads, strands, or other like parts; snarl.
2.
to involve in something that hampers, obstructs, or overgrows:
The bushes were tangled with vines.
3.
to catch and hold in or as if in a net or snare.
verb (used without object), tangled, tangling.
4.
to be or become tangled.
5.
Informal. to come into conflict; fight or argue:
I don’t want to tangle with him over the new ruling.
noun
6.
a tangled condition or situation.
7.
a tangled or confused mass or assemblage of something.
8.
a confused jumble:
a tangle of contradictory statements.
9.
Informal. a conflict; disagreement:
He got into a tangle with the governor.
noun
1.
any of several large seaweeds of the genus Laminaria.
noun
1.
a confused or complicated mass of hairs, lines, fibres, etc, knotted or coiled together
2.
a complicated problem, condition, or situation
verb
3.
to become or cause to become twisted together in a confused mass
4.
(intransitive) often foll by with. to come into conflict; contend: to tangle with the police
5.
(transitive) to involve in matters which hinder or confuse: to tangle someone in a shady deal
6.
(transitive) to ensnare or trap, as in a net
noun
1.
alternative names (esp Scot) for oarweed
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