disembroil vs disentangle what difference

what is difference between disembroil and disentangle

English

Etymology

dis- +‎ embroil

Verb

disembroil (third-person singular simple present disembroils, present participle disembroiling, simple past and past participle disembroiled)

  1. To free or extricate from confusion


English

Etymology

dis- +‎ entangle

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˌdɪsɪnˈtæŋɡəɫ]

Verb

disentangle (third-person singular simple present disentangles, present participle disentangling, simple past and past participle disentangled)

  1. (transitive) To free something from entanglement; to extricate or unknot.
    I had to disentangle him from his own shoelaces.
  2. (transitive) To unravel; to separate into discrete components or units.
  3. (intransitive) To become free or untangled.

Synonyms

  • untangle

Related terms

  • tangle

Translations


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