AskDefine | Define disencumber

Dictionary Definition

disencumber v : release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task" [syn: extricate, untangle, disentangle]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. To remove an encumbrance (a burden).

Synonyms, Antonyms 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-load, reduce weight, relieve, set at ease, unballast, unburden, unclutter, unfreight, unlade, unload, unscramble, unsnarl, untangle, untie, untwine, weigh lightly
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