disentangle

dis`en*tan"gle

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disentangled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disentangling (?).] 1. To free from entanglement; to release from a condition of being intricately and confusedly involved or interlaced; to reduce to orderly arrangement; to straighten out; as, to disentangle a skein of yarn.
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2. To extricate from complication and perplexity; disengage from embarrassing connection or intermixture; to disembroil; to set free; to separate.
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To disentangle truth from error.
Stewart.
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To extricate and disentangle themselves out of this labyrinth.
Clarendon.
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A mind free and disentangled from all corporeal mixtures.
Bp. Stillingfleet.

Syn. -- To loose; extricate; disembarrass; disembroil; clear; evolve; disengage; separate; detach.
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