disencumber


disencumber
I verb alleviate, cast off, clear, clear away, deliver from a hindrance, disburden, disembroil, disengage, disentail, disentangle, disjoin, ease, ease the burden, emancipate, exonerate, extract, extricate, free, free from encumbrance, liberate, lighten the labor, loose, loosen, release, relieve, remove, remove a hindrance, remove a restraint, remove an impediment, rescue, save from, set at large, set free, unbar, unbind, unburden, unchain, unclog, unfasten, unfetter, unhamper, unharness, unload, unlock, unloose, unshackle, untie, untrammel, unyoke II index clear, disengage, disentangle, dissociate, ease, extricate, facilitate, free, quit (free of), relieve (free from burden)

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  • Disencumber — 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disencumber — disembarrass, disentangle, untangle, *extricate Analogous words: *relieve, alleviate, lighten: disengage, *detach: liberate, release, *free Contrasted words: *depress, weigh, oppress: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • disencumber — [dis΄in kum′bər] vt. [OFr desencombrer: see DIS & ENCUMBER] to relieve of a burden; free from a hindrance or annoyance …   English World dictionary

  • disencumber — transitive verb Etymology: Middle French desencombrer, from des dis + encombrer to encumber Date: 1598 to free from encumbrance ; disburden Synonyms: see extricate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disencumber — /dis en kum beuhr/, v.t. to free from a burden or other encumbrance; disburden. [1590 1600; < MF desencombrer, equiv. to des DIS 1 + encombrer to ENCUMBER] Syn. disentangle, disembarrass, unburden. * * * …   Universalium

  • disencumber — verb To remove an encumbrance (a burden) …   Wiktionary

  • disencumber — Synonyms and related words: 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… …   Moby Thesaurus

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

  • disencumber — dis·en·cum·ber || ‚dɪsɪn kÊŒmbÉ™ v. relieve a load, free from a burden …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disencumber — verb free from an encumbrance …   English new terms dictionary


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