disembarrass

disembarrass
Synonyms and related words:
break loose, break out, clear, cut loose, disburden, disembroil, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disinvolve, dislodge, extricate, free, free up, get out, liberate, lighten, release, rid, set at ease, tear loose, unburden, unclutter, unfreight, unknot, unload, unravel, unscramble, unsnarl, untangle, untie, untwine

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  • Disembarrass — Dis em*bar rass, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disembarrassed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disembarrassing}.] [Pref. dis + embarrass: cf. F. d[ e]sembarasser.] To free from embarrassment, or perplexity; to clear; to extricate. [1913 Webster] To disembarrass himself …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disembarrass — index extricate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disembarrass — disencumber, disentangle, untangle, *extricate Analogous words: release, *free, liberate: *relieve: disengage, *detach Contrasted words: *hamper, trammel, clog, fetter, shackle …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • disembarrass — [dis΄im bar′əs] vt. to rid or relieve of something embarrassing, annoying, entangling, perplexing, or burdensome …   English World dictionary

  • disembarrass — verb (disembarrass oneself of/from) free oneself of (a burden or nuisance). Derivatives disembarrassment noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • disembarrass oneself of/from — free oneself of (a burden or nuisance). → disembarrass …   English new terms dictionary

  • disembarrass — transitive verb Date: 1726 to free (as oneself) from something troublesome or superfluous Synonyms: see extricate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disembarrass — disembarrassment, n. /dis em bar euhs/, v.t. 1. to disentangle or extricate from something troublesome, embarrassing, or the like. 2. to relieve; rid. 3. to free from embarrassment. [1720 30; DIS 1 + EMBARRASS] * * * …   Universalium

  • disembarrass — verb to get (someone) out of an embarrassing situation; to free from embarrassment …   Wiktionary

  • disembarrass — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable: clear, disburden, disencumber, release, relieve, rid, shake off, throw off, unburden. Slang: shake. See KEEP …   English dictionary for students

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