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Definition of enmesh verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

enmesh

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɪnˈmeʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈmeʃ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enmesh
BrE BrE//ɪnˈmeʃ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈmeʃ//
 
he / she / it enmeshes
BrE BrE//ɪnˈmeʃɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈmeʃɪz//
 
past simple enmeshed
BrE BrE//ɪnˈmeʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈmeʃt//
 
past participle enmeshed
BrE BrE//ɪnˈmeʃt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈmeʃt//
 
-ing form enmeshing
BrE BrE//ɪnˈmeʃɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈmeʃɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] enmesh somebody/something (in something) (formal) to involve somebody/something in a bad situation that it is not easy to escape from
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: enmesh