verb (used with object), dis·am·big·u·at·ed, dis·am·big·u·at·ing.
- to remove the ambiguity from; make unambiguous: In order to disambiguate the sentence “She lectured on the famous passenger ship,” you’ll have to write either “lectured on board” or “lectured about.”
- (tr) to make (an ambiguous expression) unambiguous
1963, back-formation from disambiguation. Related: Disambiguated; disambiguating.