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Intertwine definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INTERTWI'NE, v.t. [inter and twine.] To unite by twining or twisting one with another.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts" [syn: intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace] [ant: untwine]
2: make lacework by knotting or looping [syn: tat, intertwine]
3: make a loop in; "loop a rope" [syn: loop, intertwine]

Merriam Webster's

Date: 1641 transitive verb to unite by twining one with another intransitive verb to twine about one another; also to become mutually involved intertwinement noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. 1 tr. (often foll. by with) entwine (together). 2 intr. become entwined. Derivatives: intertwinement n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Intertwine In`ter*twine", v. t. To unite by twining one with another; to entangle; to interlace. --Milton.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Intertwine In`ter*twine", v. i. To be twined or twisted together; to become mutually involved or enfolded.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Intertwine In`ter*twine", n. The act intertwining, or the state of being intertwined. --Coleridge.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(intertwines, intertwining, intertwined) 1. If two or more things are intertwined or intertwine, they are closely connected with each other in many ways. Their destinies are intertwined... Three major narratives intertwine within Foucault's text, 'Madness and Civilisation'... He intertwines personal reminiscences with the story of British television... Her fate intertwined with his. = interweave V-RECIP: be V-ed, pl-n V, V n with n, V with n, also V pl-n 2. If two things intertwine, they are twisted together or go over and under each other. Trees, undergrowth and creepers intertwined, blocking our way... The towels were embroidered with their intertwined initials. = entwine V-RECIP: pl-n V, V-ed, also V with n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. v. a. Interweave, interlace, intwine, inweave, twine together. II. v. n. Interlace, be intertwined, be interlaced, be twined together, be mutually woven together.

Moby Thesaurus

admix, alloy, amalgamate, bemingle, blend, braid, coact, coalesce, combine, commingle, commix, compose, compound, concoct, conglomerate, cooperate, dovetail, emulsify, engage, enlace, entwine, fuse, hash, homogenize, immingle, immix, integrate, interact, interblend, interchange, interknit, interlace, interlard, intermesh, intermingle, intermix, interplay, intertie, intertissue, intertwist, interweave, interwork, intort, jumble, knead, knit, lace, loom, loop, mat, merge, mesh, mingle, mingle-mangle, mix, mix up, mortise, net, noose, plait, pleach, raddle, scramble, shuffle, splice, stir up, syncretize, throw together, tissue, toss together, twill, twine, twist, wattle, weave, web, work, wreathe



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