Definitions of untangle
  1. verb
    become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of
    synonyms: unknot, unpick, unravel, unscramble
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    knot, ravel, tangle
    tangle or complicate
    type of:
    cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect
  2. verb
    release from entanglement of difficulty
    synonyms: disencumber, disentangle, extricate
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    type of:
    disengage, free
    free or remove obstruction from
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