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gar·ble

 (gär′bəl)
tr.v. gar·bled, gar·bling, gar·bles
1. To mix up or distort to such an extent as to make misleading or incomprehensible: The report garbled all the historical facts.
2. To scramble (a signal or message), as by erroneous encoding or faulty transmission.
3. Archaic To sort out; cull.
n.
The act or an instance of garbling: a garble of nonsense syllables.

[Middle English garbelen, to inspect and remove refuse from spices, from Anglo-Norman garbeler, to sift, and from Medieval Latin garbellāre, both from Arabic ġarbala, to select, from ġirbāl, sieve, from Late Latin crībellum, diminutive of Latin crībrum; see krei- in Indo-European roots.]

gar′bler (-blər) n.

garbled

(ˈɡɑːbəld)
adj
jumbled or unclear because of distortion or omissions
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.garbled - lacking orderly continuitygarbled - lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
incoherent - without logical or meaningful connection; "a turgid incoherent presentation"

garbled

adjective jumbled, confused, distorted, mixed up, muddled, incomprehensible, unintelligible He gave a garbled version of the story.
Translations
يُشَوِّه
překroucenýzkomolenýzkreslený
fordrejetforkludret
afbakaîur, umsnúinn
supainiotas
izkropļotsagrozīt
skomolený

garbled

[ˈgɑːbld] ADJ [message, version, account, explanation] → confuso, incoherente

garbled

[ˈgɑːrbəld] adj [message, version] → confus(e)

garbled

adj version, storyentstellt; message, instructionskonfus; words, speech, accountwirr; in a garbled formvöllig entstellt; the facts got a little garbleddie Tatsachen sind etwas durcheinandergeraten

garbled

[ˈgɑːbld] adj (speech, account) → ingarbugliato/a, distorto/a; (words) → incomprensibile

garbled

(ˈgaːbld) adjective
(of a story etc) mixed up. The child gave a garbled account of the accident.