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wreathe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wreathe

  1. 1 to cause to twine about one another <decided to wreathe the grapevines into a beribboned swag to give the room the “country look”> Synonyms enlace, entwine, implicate [archaic], interlace, intertwist, interweave, inweave, lace, ply, twist, weave, intertwine, writheRelated Words braid, plait, plat, pleach; blend, fuse, join, link, mixNear Antonyms disentangle, uncoil, untangle, untwine, unwind

  2. 2 to scatter or set here and there among other things <wreathed small flowers into the design for the wallpaper> Synonyms interlace, intersperse, interweave, lace, salt, weave, threadRelated Words insert, intermingle, mingle, mix; alternate, juxtapose; amalgamate, assimilate, blend, combine, commingle, embody, fuse, incorporate, integrate, merge

  3. 3 to form a circle around <pretty ribbons wreathed the flower girl's braided bun> Synonyms circle, compass, embrace, encircle, enclose (also inclose), encompass, environ, gird, girdle, ring, surroundRelated Words circumscribe, close in, cordon (off), fence (in), hem (in), wall; beset, besiege, entrench (also intrench), invest, swarm




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