extricate


extricate
I verb clear, cut loose, deliver, deobstruct, detach, disburden, discharge, disembarrass, disembroil, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disenthrall, disjoin, dislodge, disprison, enlarge, exonerate, expedire, exsolvere, free, let loose, liberare, liberate, loosen, make free, ransom, redeem, release, release from restraint, relieve, rescue, save, set at large, set at liberty, set free, tear loose, unbind, unfetter, unhamper, unharness, unknot, unloose, unloosen, unravel, unshackle, untie II index clear, discharge (liberate), disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disenthrall, disinter, educe, free, quit (free of), release, relieve (free from burden), remove (eliminate), rescue

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  • Extricate — Студийный альбом …   Википедия

  • extricate — vb Extricate, disentangle, untangle, disencumber, disembarrass are comparable when meaning to free or release from what binds or holds back. Extricate, the most widely useful of these words, implies a situation in which someone or something is so …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Extricate — Ex tri*cate ([e^]ks tr[i^]*k[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Extricated}([e^]ks tr[i^]*k[=a] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Extricating}([e^]ks tr[i^]*k[=a] t[i^]ng).] [L. extricatus, p. p. of extricare to extricate; ex out + tricae trifles, impediments,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • extricate — (v.) 1610s, from L. extricatus, pp. of extricare disentangle, perhaps from ex out of + tricae (pl.) perplexities, hindrances, of unknown origin. Related: Extricated; extricating …   Etymology dictionary

  • extricate — [v] get out of a situation; relieve of responsibility bail out*, clear, deliver, detach, difference, differentiate, disburden, discumber, disembarrass, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disinvolve, extract, free, get off the hook*, get out… …   New thesaurus

  • extricate — ► VERB ▪ free from a constraint or difficulty. DERIVATIVES extrication noun. ORIGIN Latin extricare unravel , from tricae perplexities …   English terms dictionary

  • extricate — [eks′tri kāt΄] vt. extricated, extricating [< L extricatus, pp. of extricare, to disentangle < ex , out + tricae, vexations: see TRICK] to set free; release or disentangle (from a net, difficulty, etc.) extricability n. extricable… …   English World dictionary

  • Extricate — Infobox Album | Name = Extricate Type = Album Artist = The Fall Released = February 1990 Recorded = 1989 90 Genre = Rock Length = 54:32 (original CD) Label = Phonogram Producer = Coldcut, Craig Leon, Mark E. Smith, Adrian Maxwell Sherwood Reviews …   Wikipedia

  • extricate — [[t]e̱kstrɪkeɪt[/t]] extricates, extricating, extricated 1) VERB If you extricate yourself or another person from a difficult or serious situation, you free yourself or the other person from it. [V pron refl from n] It represents a last ditch… …   English dictionary

  • extricate — UK [ˈekstrɪkeɪt] / US [ˈekstrɪˌkeɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms extricate : present tense I/you/we/they extricate he/she/it extricates present participle extricating past tense extricated past participle extricated formal 1) to get someone out… …   English dictionary


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