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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 ?
We reckoned the improvements of the art of war among the triumphs of science, and yet Napoleon conquered Europe by the bivouac, which consisted of falling back on naked valor and disencumbering it of all aids.
Disencumbering himself of a barrel organ which he placed upon a chair, and retaining in his hand a small whip wherewith to awe his company of comedians, he came up to the fire to dry himself, and entered into conversation.
Recently widowed by the death of her considerably older husband and, so far as we can tell, on the verge of becoming homeless, Lady Susan Vernon accepts her brother-in-law Charles Vernon's invitation to visit him, ostensibly to renew her acquaintance with his family even as she is simultaneously disencumbering herself of her own daughter, Frederica, by placing her in a boarding school.