Definition of intertwine
: to unite by twining one with another
: to twine about one another; also : to become mutually involved
intertwinementplay \ˌin-tər-ˈtwīn-mənt\ noun
Examples of intertwine in a Sentence
He's always telling stories in which the present and the past intertwine.
His fate is intertwined with hers.
Recent Examples of intertwine from the Web
His foot was intertwined with a piece of furniture.
There were two silky anteaters, or pygmy anteaters, high in the branches of a nearby tree, their fuzzy, pinkish-brown tails intertwined.
A diamond fret in the upper transom of the central window is intertwined with a fleur-de-lys pattern.
The theatrical poppy ballad intertwines Jepsen’s signature '80s sound with exciting trills, breathy harmonies and a catchy hook.
Barrett is also an executive producer on CBS' Protect and Serve, an in-the-works drama about a Mexican-American family with deep roots in Los Angeles who are intertwined with the LAPD.
Built wholly from the multi-instrumental talents and intertwining vocal harmonies of bassist Zach Smith and guitarist Rob Crow, Pinback’s accessible-yet-estranged pop masterpieces proved entrancing.
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First Known Use of intertwine
INTERTWINE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intertwine for English Language Learners
: to twist (things) together
: to be or become very closely involved with each other
INTERTWINE Defined for Kids
Definition of intertwine for Students
: to twist or weave together
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