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 of interlace
Middle English entrelacen, from Anglo-French entrelacer, from entre- inter- + lacer to lace
First Known Use: 14th century
Rhymes with interlace
about-face, aerospace, anyplace, boniface, bouillabaisse, carapace, catalase, cellulase, commonplace, contrabass, cyberspace, database, diabase, diastase, double-space, elastase, everyplace, hydrolase, hydrospace, hyperspace, interface, interspace, invertase, kilobase, lemures, lowercase, marketplace, oxidase, pillowcase, reductase, Samothrace, single-space, steeplechase, thoroughbass, thoroughbrace, triple-space, uppercase
INTERLACE Defined for Kids
Definition of interlace for Students
: to unite by or as if by lacing together
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up interlace? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).