Synonyms of untangling


1. unsnarling, untangling, disentanglement, extrication, liberation, release, freeing

usage: the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition


1. extricate, untangle, disentangle, disencumber, free, disengage

usage: release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task"

2. unravel, unknot, unscramble, untangle, unpick, undo

usage: become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of; "unravel the thread"

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