Definition of intertwine in English:
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
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- 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.
1.1 [with object] Connect or link (two or more things) closely: Dickens has been very clever to intertwine all these aspects and ideas
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- 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.
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- 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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