[ en-twahyn ]
/ ɛnˈtwaɪn /

verb (used with or without object), en·twined, en·twin·ing.

to twine with, about, around, or together.
Also intwine.

Origin of entwine

First recorded in 1590–1600; en-1 + twine1
Related formsen·twine·ment, nounun·en·twined, adjective
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/ (ɪnˈtwaɪn) /


(of two or more things) to twine together or (of one or more things) to twine around (something else)
Derived Formsentwinement or intwinement, noun
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Word Origin and History for entwined



also intwine, 1590s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + twine (n.). Related: Entwined; entwining.

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