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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·en·tan·gle /ˌdɪsṇˈtæŋgəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dis·en·tan·gle v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disentangled p. pr. & vb. n. Disentangling ]
 1. To free from entanglement; to release from a condition of being intricately and confusedly involved or interlaced; to reduce to orderly arrangement; to straighten out; as, to disentangle a skein of yarn.
 2. To extricate from complication and perplexity; disengage from embarrassing connection or intermixture; to disembroil; to set free; to separate.
    To disentangle truth from error.   --Stewart.
    To extricate and disentangle themselves out of this labyrinth.   --Clarendon.
    A mind free and disentangled from all corporeal mixtures.   --Bp. Stillingfleet.
 Syn: -- To loose; extricate; disembarrass; disembroil; clear; evolve; disengage; separate; detach.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate
           myself from this task" [syn: extricate, untangle, disencumber]
      2: extricate from entanglement; "Can you disentangle the cord?"
         [syn: unsnarl, straighten out] [ant: entangle, entangle]
      3: free from involvement or entanglement; "How can I
         disentangle myself from her personal affiars?" [syn: disinvolve,
      4: separate the tangles of [syn: unwind]
      5: smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb; "comb your hair
         before dinner"; "comb the wool" [syn: comb, comb out]