verb in·ter·twine \-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

INTERTWINED Defined for Kids


verb in·ter·twine \ˌin-tər-ˈtwīn\

Definition of INTERTWINE for Kids

:  to twist or weave together


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