in·​ter·​weave | \ ˌin-tər-ˈwēv How to pronounce interweave (audio) \
interwove\ ˌin-​tər-​ˈwōv How to pronounce interweave (audio) \ also interweaved; interwoven\ ˌin-​tər-​ˈwō-​vən How to pronounce interweave (audio) \ also interweaved; interweaving

Definition of interweave

transitive verb

1 : to weave together
2 : to mix or blend together interweaving his own insights … with letters and memoirs— Phoebe Adams

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Other Words from interweave

interweave \ ˈin-​tər-​ˌwēv How to pronounce interweave (audio) \ noun
interwoven \ ˌin-​tər-​ˈwō-​vən How to pronounce interweave (audio) \ adjective

Examples of interweave in a Sentence

a house built from poles interwoven with vines a mat of interwoven fibers
Recent Examples on the Web Trail networks interweave across the mesa’s top, hardly noticeable under the heat haze, easy to miss and even easier to disturb. Anton L. Delgado, The Arizona Republic, "From the Gila River to Bears Ears, a renewed push to protect public lands in the Southwest," 22 Apr. 2021 Other academics focus on how contracts interweave operations and oversight in complex procurement contracts, as well as why some firms adopt contracting best practices far more successfully than others. Robert Zafft, Forbes, "Better Deal Making: Turning Art & Theory Into New Best Practices," 21 Mar. 2021 An evangelical Christian and former first lady of Indiana, Pence is seen as speaking particularly to suburban women and is likely to interweave politics and faith into her remarks. Michelle L. Price,, "What to watch for on day 3 of RNC: Pence, Conway and protest pushback," 26 Aug. 2020 The stories of these five men are interwoven, from the propaganda offices in Washington to the frontline at Midway, and all the way to the discovery of the death camps. Paul Daugherty,, "Doc's Morning Line: Every game Cincinnati Reds don't play is an opportunity lost," 26 Mar. 2020 The decisions made by the board represent great steps toward ensuring the priority of our system is deeply interwoven in the fabric of our work. Michael Martirano,, "Superintendent Michael Martirano: Howard community will become better, stronger as a result of redistricting," 22 Nov. 2019 Certainly not, but somehow my car seemed to frame and interweave all of our pivotal moments. Ronan O’brien, Los Angeles Times, "L.A. Affairs: He didn’t have a car. Was I more than just a ride?," 25 Apr. 2020 Upon receiving the digital recordings, Nakagawa will use Pro Tools software to create a sound collage that interweaves the multitude of voices into a single composition. Jennifer Nalewicki, Smithsonian Magazine, "This Sound Artist Is Asking People to Record COVID-19 Haikus," 11 Apr. 2020 Rae’s record label, (an imprint of Atlantic Records), put together the high-energy soundtrack that complemented the show’s vibrant color palette, interweaving Ruff Ryders, Eve, and , to name just a few. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Issa Rae’s New Record Label Curated New York Fashion Week’s Coolest Playlist," 14 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of interweave

1598, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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“Interweave.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of interweave

: to twist or weave (threads, fibers, etc.) together


in·​ter·​weave | \ ˌin-tər-ˈwēv How to pronounce interweave (audio) \
interwove\ -​ˈwōv \; interwoven\ -​ˈwō-​vən \; interweaving

Kids Definition of interweave

1 : to twist or weave together
2 : to blend together The story interweaves love and tragedy.

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