intertwine

  • 1 Intertwine — In ter*twine , v. t. To unite by twining one with another; to entangle; to interlace. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Intertwine — In ter*twine , v. i. To be twined or twisted together; to become mutually involved or enfolded. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Intertwine — In ter*twine , n. The act of intertwining, or the state of being intertwined. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 intertwine — I verb braid, crisscross, cross, enlace, enmesh, entangle, entwine, form a network, innectere, inosculate, interknit, interlace, interlink, intermix, interthread, intertwist, interweave, inweave, knot, lace, mesh, plait, plat, redimire,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 intertwine — 1640s, from INTER (Cf. inter ) + TWINE (Cf. twine) (v.). Related: Intertwined; intertwining …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 intertwine — ► VERB ▪ twist or twine together …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 intertwine — [in΄tər twīn′, in′tər twīn΄] vt., vi. intertwined, intertwining to twine together; intertwist …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 intertwine — [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)twa͟ɪn[/t]] intertwines, intertwining, intertwined 1) V RECIP ERG If two or more things are intertwined or intertwine, they are closely connected with each other in many ways. [be V ed] Their destinies are intertwined... [pl n V]… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 intertwine — v. (D; intr.) to intertwine with * * * [ˌɪntə twaɪn] (D; intr.) to intertwine with …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 intertwine — in|ter|twine [ˌıntəˈtwaın US tər ] v [I and T] 1.) if two situations, ideas etc are intertwined, they are closely related to each other be closely/inextricably intertwined ▪ The problems of crime and unemployment are closely intertwined. 2.) if… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 intertwine — UK [ˌɪntə(r)ˈtwaɪn] / US [ˌɪntərˈtwaɪn] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms intertwine : present tense I/you/we/they intertwine he/she/it intertwines present participle intertwining past tense intertwined past participle intertwined 1) to… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 intertwine — verb Intertwine is used with these nouns as the object: ↑finger …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 intertwine — verb (I, T) 1 if two things intertwine or are intertwined, they are twisted together: intertwining stems 2 be (closely) intertwined if two situations, ideas etc are intertwined, they are closely connected with each other: The problems of crime… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 intertwine — 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 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 intertwine — intertwinement, n. intertwiningly, adv. /in teuhr twuyn /, v.t., v.i., intertwined, intertwining. to twine together. [1635 45; INTER + TWINE1] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 intertwine — verb a) To twine something together. You see, no doubt, that yet again, thanks to this intertwining, our many headed sophist has forced us against our will to admit that what is not is in a way. b) To become twined together …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 intertwine — Synonyms and related words: admix, alloy, amalgamate, bemingle, blend, braid, coact, coalesce, combine, commingle, commix, compose, compound, concoct, conglomerate, cooperate, dovetail, emulsify, engage, enlace, entwine, fuse, hash, homogenize,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 intertwine — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. [inter]mingle, interlace, interweave. See mixture, crossing. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. twist, braid, tangle; see twist , weave 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. entwine, tie, interweave, braid,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 intertwine — in|ter|twine [ ,ıntər twaın ] verb intransitive or transitive 1. ) to twist things together, or to be twisted together: The vines are intertwined to make a wreath. 2. ) to be closely connected with something else: Personal and business… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 intertwine — v. twine together, interlace, interweave …

    English contemporary dictionary


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