Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb untangle

2 senses of untangle

Sense 1
extricate, untangle, disentangle, disencumber -- (release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task")
       => free, disengage -- (free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor")

Sense 2
unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpick -- (become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of; "unravel the thread")
       => undo -- (cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions")

Antonyms of adj untangled

1 sense of untangled

Sense 1
untangled (vs. tangled) -- (not tangled)

tangled (vs. untangled) -- (in a confused mass; "pushed back her tangled hair"; "the tangled ropes")
        => afoul (postnominal), foul, fouled -- (especially of a ship's lines etc; "with its sails afoul"; "a foul anchor")
        => enmeshed, intermeshed -- (caught as if in a mesh; "enmeshed in financial difficulties")
        => entangled -- (twisted together in a tangled mass; "toiled through entangled growths of mesquite")
        => knotty, snarled, snarly -- (tangled in knots or snarls; "a mass of knotted string"; "snarled thread")
        => matted -- (tangled in a dense mass; "tried to push through the matted undergrowth")
        => rootbound -- (having the roots matted or densely tangled; "shaggy untended lawns of old trees and rootbound scented flowers and shrubs"- William Faulkner)
        => thrown, thrown and twisted -- (twisted together; as of filaments spun into a thread; "thrown silk is raw silk that has been twisted and doubled into yarn")

Similarity of adj untangled

1 sense of untangled

Sense 1
untangled (vs. tangled) -- (not tangled)
       => disentangled, loosened, unsnarled -- (straightened out)

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