What does the word disentangle mean?

Usage examples for disentangle

  1. But the ordinary snake under extraordinary conditions, whatsoever its length, is most careful to disentangle itself even when knots are designed for the special purpose of embarrassing it. – Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield
  2. Yes; he has come over to disentangle the mystery about the diamonds. – Jennie Baxter, Journalist by Robert Barr
  3. Crouching beneath the weather bulwarks, with their feet wedged against the low combing of the hatch, three men were vainly endeavouring to secure the boom, and to disentangle the clogged ropes. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman