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en·mesh

 (ĕn-mĕsh′)
tr.v. en·meshed, en·mesh·ing, en·mesh·es
To entangle or catch in or as if in a mesh. See Synonyms at catch.

en·mesh′ment n.

enmesh

(ɪnˈmɛʃ) or

inmesh

;

immesh

vb
(tr) to catch or involve in or as if in a net or snare; entangle
enˈmeshment n

en•mesh

(ɛnˈmɛʃ)

v.t.
to catch in or as if in a net; entangle.
[1595–1605]
en•mesh′ment, n.

enmesh


Past participle: enmeshed
Gerund: enmeshing

Imperative
enmesh
enmesh
Present
I enmesh
you enmesh
he/she/it enmeshes
we enmesh
you enmesh
they enmesh
Preterite
I enmeshed
you enmeshed
he/she/it enmeshed
we enmeshed
you enmeshed
they enmeshed
Present Continuous
I am enmeshing
you are enmeshing
he/she/it is enmeshing
we are enmeshing
you are enmeshing
they are enmeshing
Present Perfect
I have enmeshed
you have enmeshed
he/she/it has enmeshed
we have enmeshed
you have enmeshed
they have enmeshed
Past Continuous
I was enmeshing
you were enmeshing
he/she/it was enmeshing
we were enmeshing
you were enmeshing
they were enmeshing
Past Perfect
I had enmeshed
you had enmeshed
he/she/it had enmeshed
we had enmeshed
you had enmeshed
they had enmeshed
Future
I will enmesh
you will enmesh
he/she/it will enmesh
we will enmesh
you will enmesh
they will enmesh
Future Perfect
I will have enmeshed
you will have enmeshed
he/she/it will have enmeshed
we will have enmeshed
you will have enmeshed
they will have enmeshed
Future Continuous
I will be enmeshing
you will be enmeshing
he/she/it will be enmeshing
we will be enmeshing
you will be enmeshing
they will be enmeshing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enmeshing
you have been enmeshing
he/she/it has been enmeshing
we have been enmeshing
you have been enmeshing
they have been enmeshing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enmeshing
you will have been enmeshing
he/she/it will have been enmeshing
we will have been enmeshing
you will have been enmeshing
they will have been enmeshing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enmeshing
you had been enmeshing
he/she/it had been enmeshing
we had been enmeshing
you had been enmeshing
they had been enmeshing
Conditional
I would enmesh
you would enmesh
he/she/it would enmesh
we would enmesh
you would enmesh
they would enmesh
Past Conditional
I would have enmeshed
you would have enmeshed
he/she/it would have enmeshed
we would have enmeshed
you would have enmeshed
they would have enmeshed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enmesh - entangle or catch in (or as if in) a meshenmesh - entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
mat, entangle, snarl, tangle - twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"

enmesh

verb
To gain control of or an advantage over by or as if by trapping:
Translations

enmesh

[ɪnˈmeʃ] VT (lit) → coger en una red
to get enmeshed inenredarse en

enmesh

vt (lit)in einem Netz fangen; (fig)verstricken; to get enmeshed in somethingin etw (acc)verstrickt werden

enmesh

[ɪnˈmɛʃ] vtimpigliare
to become or be enmeshed in → rimanere impigliato/a in (fig) → rimanere coinvolto/a in
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