disencumber


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dis·en·cum·ber

 (dĭs′ĕn-kŭm′bər)
tr.v. dis·en·cum·bered, dis·en·cum·ber·ing, dis·en·cum·bers
To relieve of burdens or hardships.

[Obsolete French desencombrer, from Old French : des-, dis- + encombrer, to encumber; see encumber.]

dis′en·cum′ber·ment n.

disencumber

(ˌdɪsɪnˈkʌmbə)
vb
(tr) to free from encumbrances
ˌdisenˈcumberment n

dis•en•cum•ber

(ˌdɪs ɛnˈkʌm bər)

v.t.
to free from a burden or other encumbrance.
[1590–1600; < Middle French]

disencumber


Past participle: disencumbered
Gerund: disencumbering

Imperative
disencumber
disencumber
Present
I disencumber
you disencumber
he/she/it disencumbers
we disencumber
you disencumber
they disencumber
Preterite
I disencumbered
you disencumbered
he/she/it disencumbered
we disencumbered
you disencumbered
they disencumbered
Present Continuous
I am disencumbering
you are disencumbering
he/she/it is disencumbering
we are disencumbering
you are disencumbering
they are disencumbering
Present Perfect
I have disencumbered
you have disencumbered
he/she/it has disencumbered
we have disencumbered
you have disencumbered
they have disencumbered
Past Continuous
I was disencumbering
you were disencumbering
he/she/it was disencumbering
we were disencumbering
you were disencumbering
they were disencumbering
Past Perfect
I had disencumbered
you had disencumbered
he/she/it had disencumbered
we had disencumbered
you had disencumbered
they had disencumbered
Future
I will disencumber
you will disencumber
he/she/it will disencumber
we will disencumber
you will disencumber
they will disencumber
Future Perfect
I will have disencumbered
you will have disencumbered
he/she/it will have disencumbered
we will have disencumbered
you will have disencumbered
they will have disencumbered
Future Continuous
I will be disencumbering
you will be disencumbering
he/she/it will be disencumbering
we will be disencumbering
you will be disencumbering
they will be disencumbering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disencumbering
you have been disencumbering
he/she/it has been disencumbering
we have been disencumbering
you have been disencumbering
they have been disencumbering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disencumbering
you will have been disencumbering
he/she/it will have been disencumbering
we will have been disencumbering
you will have been disencumbering
they will have been disencumbering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disencumbering
you had been disencumbering
he/she/it had been disencumbering
we had been disencumbering
you had been disencumbering
they had been disencumbering
Conditional
I would disencumber
you would disencumber
he/she/it would disencumber
we would disencumber
you would disencumber
they would disencumber
Past Conditional
I would have disencumbered
you would have disencumbered
he/she/it would have disencumbered
we would have disencumbered
you would have disencumbered
they would have disencumbered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.disencumber - release from entanglement of difficultydisencumber - release from entanglement of difficulty; "I cannot extricate myself from this task"
disengage, free - free or remove obstruction from; "free a path across the cluttered floor"

disencumber

verb
To free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable:
Slang: shake.
Translations
References in classic literature ?
Seizing that opportunity, Ahab first paid out more line: and then was rapidly hauling and jerking in upon it again --hoping that way to disencumber it of some snarls --when lo
The host again assured them they might rely on him, and that their wishes should be attended to; upon which Franz and Albert mounted to their apartments, and proceeded to disencumber themselves of their costumes.
Gonzalez was enough of a pragmatist to disencumber Spain of a number of inefficient and costly bureaucracies and government agencies, privatizing more than 200 state-owned corporations.
Thus, ever since the car was invented, leaders, lobbyists and bureaucrats, amateurs and specialists have striven to disencumber the land round Stonehenge, to redeem the dignity perceived as taken from it by traffic, people, farming, shacks and tracks.