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intertwine

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verb in·ter·twine \-ˈtwīn\

Simple Definition of intertwine

  • : to twist (things) together

  • : to be or become very closely involved with each other

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of intertwine

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to unite by twining one with another

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to twine about one another; also :  to become mutually involved

intertwinement

play \-mənt\ noun

Examples of intertwine in a sentence

  1. He's always telling stories in which the present and the past intertwine.

  2. His fate is intertwined with hers.



1641

First Known Use of intertwine

1641

Rhymes with intertwine

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INTERTWINE Defined for Kids

intertwine

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verb in·ter·twine \ˌin-tər-ˈtwīn\

Definition of intertwine for Students

intertwined

intertwining

  1. :  to twist or weave together





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