Ex·tri·cate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Extricated p. pr. & vb. n. Extricating ]
1. To free, as from difficulties or perplexities; to disentangle; to disembarrass; as, to extricate a person from debt, peril, etc.
We had now extricated ourselves from the various labyrinths and defiles. --Eustace.
2. To cause to be emitted or evolved; as, to extricate heat or moisture.
Syn: -- To disentangle; disembarrass; disengage; relieve; evolve; set free; liberate.
adj : having become freed from entanglement; disengaged [syn: disentangled,