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Meaning of DISENCUMBER

Pronunciation:  `disen'kumbur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  release from entanglement of difficulty; "i cannot extricate myself from this task"
 

DISENCUMBER is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: disentangle, extricate, untangle
 
 See Also: disengage, free

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis`en*cum"ber\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Disencumbered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disencumbering}.] [Pref.
dis- + encumber: cf. F. d['e]sencombrer.]
To free from encumbrance, or from anything which clogs,
impedes, or obstructs; to disburden. --Owen.

      I have disencumbered myself from rhyme.  --Dryden.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alleviate, be light, clear, disburden, disembarrass, disembroil, disengage, disentangle, disinvolve, ease, extricate, free, free up, have little weight, kick the beam, liberate, lighten, make light, make lighter, off-load, reduce weight, relieve, set at ease, unballast, unburden, unclutter, unfreight, unlade, unload, unscramble, unsnarl, untangle, untie, untwine, weigh lightly
 

 

 

 

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