verb \-ˈtwīn\

: to twist (things) together

: to be or become very closely involved with each other

Full Definition of INTERTWINE

transitive verb
:  to unite by twining one with another
intransitive verb
:  to twine about one another; also :  to become mutually involved
in·ter·twine·ment \-mənt\ noun

Examples of INTERTWINE

  1. He's always telling stories in which the present and the past intertwine.
  2. His fate is intertwined with hers.

First Known Use of INTERTWINE



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