entwine

verb en·twine \ in-ˈtwīn , en- \
|Updated on: 9 Jul 2018

Definition of entwine

entwined; entwining; entwines
: to twine together or around
: to become twisted or twined

Examples of entwine in a Sentence

  1. The snake entwined itself around the branch.

  2. marveled at how the vines had delicately and intricately entwined themselves on the trellis

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First Known Use of entwine

1590

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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entwine Synonyms


ENTWINE Defined for English Language Learners

entwine

Definition of entwine for English Language Learners

  • : to twist together or around


ENTWINE Defined for Kids

entwine

verb en·twine \ in-ˈtwīn \

Definition of entwine for Students

entwined; entwining
: to twist or twine together or around


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