Part of speech:
To turn in the opposite direction so as to loosen or separate; untwine
(Intransitive) To become smooth.
To free of snarls; untangle
To separate the twisted strands of:
(Figuratively) To clear from complication or difficulty; to unfold; to solve.
To wear away (the edges of fabric, for example) by rubbing.
To clear up or resolve (a plot, for example); unravel.
To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
Free means to release or let go.
To waste or misuse, as one does who is stupid or intoxicated.
To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
The definition of separate is to pull apart, disconnect or divide.
To catch and hold
To open (a parcel, for example); unwrap.
To separate the tangled parts of; disentangle.
To pull, break, or snap by turning:
To cause to feel self-conscious or ill at ease; disconcert:
To envelop, enfold, entangle, or embarrass.
(Intransitive, archaic) To gather simples, ie, medicinal herbs.
A continuous length or extent of something:
French composer and exponent of Impressionism (1875-1937)
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