Definition of enlace in English:


Syllabification: en·lace
Pronunciation: /enˈlās


[with object] literary
  • Entwine or entangle: a web of green enlaced the thorn trees
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    • Tonight, Raven wore a silky red blouse with a high neck secured with gold buttons and enlaced with gold trimming.
    • There, a waterfall gurgled and bubbled happily down to a rushing stream, seemingly enlaced with bits of gold, that in turn flowed around bends all the way out of the cave.
    • Nicole pulled out a purple dress enlaced with pearls on the hem and neckline.


Middle English: from Old French enlacier, based on Latin laqueus 'noose'.

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