Synonyms for Entangle:

n.

let down, bring up against, throttle, count against, plague, hold back, disadvantage. simple. ensnare (noun)
snare, mix up, unsettle, foul up, trap, muddle, corner.
entangle (noun)
mire, tangle, snarl, mat.

v.

complicate (verb)
confuse, perplex, involve, confound.
hinder (verb)
detain, stay, stop, delay, complicate, clog, snag, impair, mire, inhibit, cramp, interrupt, foul, restrict, deter, cripple, bottleneck, restrain, baffle, choke, encumber, dam, hamper, fetter, catch, check, hinder, impede, entrap, tangle, thwart, obstruct, curb, constipate, block, oppose, jam, constrain, burden, crimp, resist, brake, congest, counter, handicap, paralyze, snarl, hamstring, bung, bar, drag, plug, frustrate.
include (verb)
enmesh, envelop, incorporate, encompass, embody, include, compose, comprise, wed, integrate, marry.
involve, mix up (verb)
hamper, catch, confuse, mat, snag, entrap, tangle, snarl, fetter, perplex, muddle, clog, corner, complicate, snare, twist, trap, unsettle, burden, enmesh, impede.
stative (verb)
mire.

Other synonyms:

foul up, ensnarl. tweak. wrench. bind. twist. wind. confuse
encumber.
Other relevant words:
plague, muddle, mat, bind, unsettle, tweak, ensnarl, simple, wind, twist, disadvantage, wrench, snare, corner, throttle, trap.

Usage examples for entangle

  1. If you proceed still, and endeavor, right or wrong, to make your first point good, you will only entangle yourself the more, and in the end expose yourself. – Martine's Hand-book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politeness by Arthur Martine
  2. She said it would be treacherous to let him entangle you for your money, when I was sure that he looked upon you only as a sister. – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  3. And every word you spoke was said to entangle me in your net, or to keep me quiet while something was being done behind my back? – The Spy in Black by J. Storer Clouston