Definition of enlace in English:

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Pronunciation: /inˈlās/
Pronunciation: /enˈlās/


[with object] literary
Entwine or entangle: a web of green enlaced the thorn trees
More example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with enlace

abase, ace, apace, backspace, base, bass, brace, case, chase, dace, efface, embrace, encase, enchase, face, grace, interlace, interspace, in-your-face, lace, mace, misplace, outface, outpace, pace, place, plaice, race, space, Thrace, trace, upper case

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Syllabification: en·lace

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