wreathe


wreathe

verb

Definition of WREATHE

1
to cause to twine about one another <decided to wreathe the grapevines into a beribboned swag to give the room the country look>
Related Words braid, plait, plat, pleach; blend, fuse, join, link, mix
2
to scatter or set here and there among other things <wreathed small flowers into the design for the wallpaper>
3
to form a circle around <pretty ribbons wreathed the flower girl's braided bun>
Related Words circumscribe, close in, cordon (off), fence (in), hem (in), wall; beset, besiege, entrench (also intrench), invest, swarm

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