- 1entangle somebody/something (in/with something) to make someone or something become caught or twisted in something The bird had become entangled in the wire netting.
- 2to involve someone in a difficult or complicated situation entangle somebody in something He became entangled in a series of conflicts with the management. entangle somebody with somebody She didn't want to get entangled (= emotionally involved) with him.
NAmE//ɪnˈtæŋɡl//[usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they entangle
he / she / it entangles
past simple entangled
-ing form entangling