interweave

verb in·ter·weave \ ˌin-tər-ˈwēv \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of interweave

interwove play \ˌin-tər-ˈwōv\ also interweaved; interwoven play \ˌin-tər-ˈwō-vən\ also interweaved; interweaving
transitive verb
1 :to weave together
2 :to mix or blend together
  • interweaving his own insights … with letters and memoirs
  • —Phoebe Adams
intransitive verb

interweave

play \ˈin-tər-ˌwēv\ noun

interwoven

play \ˌin-tər-ˈwō-vən\ adjective

Examples of interweave in a Sentence

  1. a house built from poles interwoven with vines

  2. a mat of interwoven fibers

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First Known Use of interweave

1598


INTERWEAVE Defined for English Language Learners

interweave

verb

Definition of interweave for English Language Learners

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


INTERWEAVE Defined for Kids

interweave

verb in·ter·weave \ ˌin-tər-ˈwēv \

Definition of interweave for Students

interwove \-ˈwōv\; interwoven \-ˈwō-vən\; interweaving
1 :to twist or weave together
2 :to blend together
  • The story interweaves love and tragedy.


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