Synonyms of untangle in English:

untangle

verb

  • 1 I untangled the fishing tackle
    [Antonyms] tangle jumble
  • 2 I started to try and untangle the mystery
    solve, find the/an answer to, answer, find a/the solution to, resolve, work out, puzzle out, fathom, understand, find the key to, find the answer to, decipher, clear up, make easier to understand, make simpler, make plainer, clarify, make more comprehensible, make more intelligible, remove the complexities from, straighten out, sort out, get to the bottom of, make head or tail of, unravel, disentangle, unfold, piece together, simplify, explain, expound, elucidate, illuminate
    informal figure out, suss out, crack
    [Antonyms] complicate confuse cloud
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