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synonyms for untangle

  • clear up
  • disentangle
  • extricate
  • unravel
  • unscramble
  • disembroil
  • disencumber
  • explain
  • solve
  • unsnarl
  • untwist
  • unweave
  • put in order
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antonyms for untangle

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  • entangle
  • tangle
  • twist
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How to use untangle in a sentence

They underscore the senator’s central thesis that any moves to untangle US-China economic ties must feature corresponding actions to mitigate the resulting disruption.
TOM COTTON’S BIG PLAN TO “BEAT CHINA,” EXPLAINEDALEX WARDFEBRUARY 19, 2021VOX
Beane then began to untangle the team’s salary cap issues and, in conjunction with McDermott, revamp the roster.
FOR YEAR 1 OF WASHINGTON’S REBUILD, RON RIVERA LEANED ON PAST EXPERIENCES AND ADVICE FROM THE BILLSNICKI JHABVALAFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Of course, there are two other factors here that are a bit harder to untangle.
HOW DEMOCRATS WON THE GEORGIA RUNOFFSNATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 7, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Next the Nationals have to untangle the rest of their affiliates.
NATIONALS HAVE A NEW CLASS AAA AFFILIATE IN ROCHESTER RED WINGSJESSE DOUGHERTYNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Since taste works similarly in mice and humans, Medler says, untangling how such cells work may someday help scientists bring the flavor back for people who have lost the sense of taste.
NEWLY DISCOVERED CELLS IN MICE CAN SENSE FOUR OF THE FIVE TASTESCAROLYN WILKEAUGUST 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
He gets out and does things while these fatheads stay in quarters and untangle red tape.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Your philosophy may be a trifle mixed, but it will untangle itself later on.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S BRAVERYBURT L. STANDISH
Ethnology is not yet entirely able to untangle the complicated problems connected with these racial fusions.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
I was going to say, I'm turning it over to the government to untangle, even while making use of the inventories of radioactives.
MEDAL OF HONORDALLAS MCCORD REYNOLDS
Shag is an early riser, said Peg, trying to untangle herself from the things that held her on the rim of a cot.
THE GIRL SCOUTS AT CAMP COMALONGLILLIAN GARIS
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WORDS RELATED TO UNTANGLE

  • adjust
  • card
  • cleanse
  • curry
  • disentangle
  • dress
  • groom
  • hackle
  • hatchel
  • lay smooth
  • rasp
  • scrape
  • separate
  • smooth
  • sort
  • straighten
  • tease
  • untangle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.