Textual thesaurus for "tangle"

(noun) snarl, maze

something jumbled or confused

a tangle of government regulations

(verb) mat, snarl, entangle

twist together or entwine into a confusing mass

The child entangled the cord

(verb) tousle, dishevel

disarrange or rumple; dishevel

The strong wind tousled my hair

(verb) ravel, knot

tangle or complicate

a ravelled story

(verb) embroil, drag, drag in, sweep, sweep up

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

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