tangle - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/ˈtæŋɡ(ə)l/
present tense
I/you/we/theytangle
he/she/ittangles
present participletangling
past tensetangled
past participletangled
  1. 1

    tangle

    or

    tangle up

    [intransitive/transitive] if something tangles, or if you tangle it, its parts become twisted round each other or round something else so that they look untidy and are difficult to separate

    Wet fibres tangle easily.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] informal to fight or to argue with someone
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