Thesaurus

entwine

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of entwine

1 to cause to twine about one another
  • marveled at how the vines had delicately and intricately entwined themselves on the trellis

Synonyms for entwine

Words Related to entwine

Near Antonyms for entwine

2 to follow a circular or spiral course
  • the quick-growing vine was soon entwining around the fence post

Synonyms for entwine

Words Related to entwine

Near Antonyms for entwine

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about entwine

Time Traveler for entwine

Time Traveler

The first known use of entwine was in 1590

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Entwine.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/entwine. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on entwine

Dictionary: Definition of entwine

Nglish: Translation of entwine for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of entwine for Arabic Speakers

Comments on entwine

What made you want to look up entwine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!