tangle / ˈtæŋ gəl /


tangle3 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb

tan·gled, tan·gling.

  1. to bring together into a mass of confusedly interlaced or intertwisted threads, strands, or other like parts; snarl.
  2. to involve in something that hampers, obstructs, or overgrows: The bushes were tangled with vines.
  3. to catch and hold in or as if in a net or snare.
v. 无主动词 verb

tan·gled, tan·gling.

  1. to be or become tangled.
  2. Informal. to come into conflict; fight or argue: I don't want to tangle with him over the new ruling.
n. 名词 noun
  1. a tangled condition or situation.
  2. a tangled or confused mass or assemblage of something.
  3. a confused jumble: a tangle of contradictory statements.
  4. Informal. a conflict; disagreement: He got into a tangle with the governor.

tangle 近义词

n. 名词 noun

knot, confusion

v. 动词 verb

knot, complicate


  1. Say goodbye to tangles—this 19-inch, three-tier design allows you to easily store necklaces of a variety of shapes and sizes.
  2. Meyer, who founded The Commons Project Foundation last year, says that as they began building the coronavirus platform, they realized that the confounding tangle of regulations was a major obstacle to reviving travel.
  3. Similarly, in subatomic physics, renormalization tells physicists when they can deal with a relatively simple proton as opposed to its tangle of interior quarks.
  4. You can fish this setup as a hand line, but tangles are inevitable.
  5. Tenet’s Labor Day weekend release, then, faces a tangle of uncertainty.
  6. The process was a maddening tangle of unreliable tracking, delays, and confusion, the family member said.
  7. The tangle of enormous fake diamonds resting on top of her cleavage sparkles at every flashbulb.
  8. It was litigation as entertainment—a farcical tangle of events that titillated a ready, willing, and able country.
  9. Pettet threw his head back and laughed as he recounted his tangle with the police.
  10. The profession remains a knotty tangle of influences and causations and aggravations and insurers.
  11. You only misunderstand each other, and with a little good will on both sides you can easily get out of your tangle.'
  12. She went and stood at an open window and looked out upon the deep tangle of the garden below.
  13. I saw three kinds of sea-tangle, but could only obtain a specimen of one, resembling that which I had seen in 44° South lat.
  14. George jerked his peaked cap from his head, revealing a tangle of unkempt red hair.
  15. The orchard ran down a slope of perhaps half an acre to the ferny tangle of the brook bed.