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entwine

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of entwine

  1. 1 to cause to twine about one another <marveled at how the vines had delicately and intricately entwined themselves on the trellis> Synonyms enlace, intertwine, implicate [archaic], interlace, intertwist, interweave, inweave, lace, ply, twist, weave, wreathe, writheRelated Words braid, plait, plat, pleach; blend, fuse, join, link, mixNear Antonyms disentangle, uncoil, untangle, untwine, unwind

  2. 2 to follow a circular or spiral course <the quick-growing vine was soon entwining around the fence post> Synonyms coil, corkscrew, curl, wind, spiral, twine, twistRelated Words arc, arch, bend, crook, curve, hook, sweep, swerve, turn, veer, wheel; swirl, whirl; circle, encircle, loop; enlace, interlace, intertwine, lace; bow, bulge; meander, weave, zigzagNear Antonyms straighten





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