Translation of "untangle" - English-Russian dictionary

untangle

verb [ T ] uk us /ʌnˈtæŋɡl/
SEPARATE

to separate pieces of string, hair, wire, etc that have become twisted together

распутывать
I'm trying to untangle these wires.
UNDERSTAND

to understand the different parts of a situation that has become confused or very complicated

распутывать, разбираться в чем-либо
Historians have tried to untangle the complex issues behind the events.

(Translation of “untangle” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)