Simple Definition of interlace
: to join together (narrow things, such as strings or branches) by crossing them over and under each other
Examples of interlace in a sentence
Interlace the branches and bend them into a circle.
The vines interlaced with each other.
Origin and Etymology of interlace
Middle English entrelacen, from Anglo-French entrelacer, from entre- inter- + lacer to lace
First Known Use: 14th century
Rhymes with interlace
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INTERLACE Defined for Kids
Definition of interlace for Students
: to unite by or as if by lacing together
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