disencumber

  • 1 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

  • 2 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,… …

    Law dictionary

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

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

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

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  • 8 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

  • 9 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

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

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 disencumber — verb free from an encumbrance …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 12 disencumber — v. a. Disburden, disengage, disembarrass, release, ease, rid, set free …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 disencumber — v unload, unhamper, unburden, discharge. See disembarrass(def.2) …

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  • 14 disencumber — dis·encumber …

    English syllables

  • 15 disencumber — dis•en•cum•ber [[t]ˌdɪs ɛnˈkʌm bər[/t]] v. t. to free from a burden or other encumbrance • Etymology: 1590–1600; < MF …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 disencumber — /dɪsənˈkʌmbə/ (say disuhn kumbuh) verb (t) to free from encumbrance; disburden …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 disencumber — To remove an encumbrance, as, to pay off a mortgage debt; to relieve of a burden …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 18 disencumber — v.tr. free from encumbrance …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 Disencumbered — 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Disencumbering — 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English