- to interlace; intertwine: to enlace strands of rope.
- to bind or encircle with or as with a lace or cord: Vines enlaced the tree.
Origin of enlace
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Examples from the Web for enlace
"They enlace each other to the back of the garden," replies Pelleas.Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck
- to bind or encircle with or as with laces
- to entangle; intertwine
Word Origin and History for enlace
late 14c., from Old French enlacer, from Late Latin *inlaciare, from in- + *lacius, from Latin laqueus "noose" (see lace (n.)). Related: Enlaced; enlacing.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper