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intertwine

Syllabification: in·ter·twine
Pronunciation: /ˌin(t)ərˈtwīn
 
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Definition of intertwine in English:

verb

1Twist or twine together: [with object]: a net made of cotton intertwined with other natural fibers [no object]: the coils intertwine with one another like strands of spaghetti
More example sentences
  • They can, for example, perform one kind of task at one end and another kind at the other; they can coil and curl and intertwine with other molecules, creating no end of features and properties.
  • It's intertwined with ornamental gardens of bright flowers, rainforest species and native trees.
  • But this was fuchsia, big as you please, escaped from Irish gardens to the roadsides to intertwine with native brambles in tangled hedgerows.
Synonyms
1.1 [with object] Connect or link (two or more things) closely: Dickens has been very clever to intertwine all these aspects and ideas
More example sentences
  • In the commission to Delaroche, both historical and familial aspects were closely intertwined.
  • It is interesting how nowadays the two worlds of pop music and politics are closely intertwined.
  • Both tendencies are closely intertwined but they often contradict each other.

Derivatives

intertwinement

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The circus doctor (the figure of a poet if ever there was one; Yeats would know) articulates the sweet and rotten intertwinements, the rust and enormity circus life upholds.
  • Tender, yet passionate, from the brush of their lips to the intertwinement of their tongues…
  • Suddenly Jessica stopped in her track and pulled her arm out of its intertwinement with Michelle's.

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