Entangle Definition

ĕn-tănggəl
entangled, entangles, entangling
verb
entangled, entangles, entangling
To involve in or as in a tangle; catch, as in a net, vine, etc., so that escape is difficult; ensnare.
Webster's New World
To involve in difficulty.
Webster's New World
To cause to be tangled or confused; complicate.
Webster's New World
To cause (the quantum states of two or more objects) to become correlated in such a way that they remain correlated, even though the objects are separated spatially.
American Heritage
To confuse mentally; perplex.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Entangle

  • From the Middle English entanglen (“to involve [someone] in difficulty”, “to embarrass”). Equivalent to en- +‎ tangle.

    From Wiktionary

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