Synonyms of tangle in English:

tangle


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verb

1‘Miles found himself tangled in coils of rope’

SYNONYMS

entangle, snarl, catch, entwine, intertwine, intertwist, twist, ravel, knot, enmesh, coil, mat, jumble, muddle

ANTONYMS

untangle, disentangle, unravel

2‘he was suffering from minor injuries after tangling with his old rival’

SYNONYMS

come into conflict, become involved, have a dispute, dispute, argue, quarrel, fight, row, wrangle, squabble, contend, cross swords, lock horns


noun

1‘a tangle of branches’

SYNONYMS

snarl, mass, mat, cluster, knot, mesh, disorder, thatch, web

2‘the home team's defence got into an awful tangle’

SYNONYMS

muddle, jumble, mix-up, confusion, entanglement, mishmash, shambles, scramble