Synonyms for tangle

Synonyms for (noun) tangle

Synonyms: snarl, tangle, maze

Definition: something jumbled or confused

Usage: a tangle of government regulations

Similar words: perplexity

Definition: trouble or confusion resulting from complexity


Synonyms: tangle

Definition: a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven

Usage: they carved their way through the tangle of vines

Similar words: natural object

Definition: an object occurring naturally; not made by man

Synonyms for (verb) tangle

Synonyms: mat, tangle, snarl, entangle

Definition: twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

Usage: The child entangled the cord

Similar words: twine, twist, distort

Definition: form into a spiral shape

Usage: The cord is all twisted


Synonyms: tousle, tangle, dishevel

Definition: disarrange or rumple; dishevel

Usage: The strong wind tousled my hair

Similar words: disarrange

Definition: destroy the arrangement or order of

Usage: My son disarranged the papers on my desk


Synonyms: tangle, ravel, knot

Definition: tangle or complicate

Usage: a ravelled story

Similar words: twine, enlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace

Definition: spin,wind, or twist together

Usage: intertwine the ribbons; Twine the threads into a rope; intertwined hearts


Synonyms: embroil, drag, drag in, sweep, sweep up, tangle

Definition: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

Usage: They were swept up by the events; don't drag me into this business

Similar words: involve

Definition: engage as a participant

Usage: Don't involve me in your family affairs!