intertwine

verb in·ter·twine \ ˌin-tər-ˈtwīn \
|Updated on: 19 Jun 2018

Definition of intertwine

intertwined; intertwining; intertwines
: to unite by twining one with another
: to twine about one another; also : to become mutually involved

intertwinement

play \ˌin-tər-ˈtwīn-mənt\ noun

Examples of intertwine in a Sentence

  1. He's always telling stories in which the present and the past intertwine.

  2. His fate is intertwined with hers.

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First Known Use of intertwine

1641

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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INTERTWINE Defined for English Language Learners

intertwine

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

intertwine

verb in·ter·twine \ ˌin-tər-ˈtwīn \

Definition of intertwine for Students

intertwined; intertwining
: to twist or weave together


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