Entangle En*tan"gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Entangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Entangling}.] 1. To twist or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily separated; to make tangled, confused, and intricate; as, to entangle yarn or the hair. [1913 Webster]

2. To involve in such complications as to render extrication a bewildering difficulty; hence, metaphorically, to insnare; to perplex; to bewilder; to puzzle; as, to entangle the feet in a net, or in briers. ``Entangling alliances.'' --Washington. [1913 Webster]

The difficulties that perplex men's thoughts and entangle their understandings. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

Allowing her to entangle herself with a person whose future was so uncertain. --Froude. [1913 Webster]

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