Synonyms of tangle


1. tangle, natural object

usage: a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven; "they carved their way through the tangle of vines"

2. tangle, snarl, maze, perplexity

usage: something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"


1. embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in, involve

usage: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

2. ravel, tangle, knot, intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace

usage: tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story"

3. tousle, dishevel, tangle, disarrange

usage: disarrange or rumple; dishevel; "The strong wind tousled my hair"

4. entangle, tangle, mat, snarl, twist, twine, distort

usage: twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"

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Definition and meaning of tangle (Dictionary)