twisted, laced, or wound together: I’ve seen some innovative and lovely fences made out of entwined branches.She tenderly took his hand, dropping her gaze to their entwined fingers.
(of events, themes, characters, etc.) closely or inextricably involved with one another: In her fascinating book the author vividly tells the entwined stories of America’s highways and highway robbers.
the simple past tense and past participle of entwine.
- Rarely in·twined [in-twahynd] /ɪnˈtwaɪnd/ .
- un·en·twined, un·in·twined, adjective
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How to use entwined in a sentence
Whatever we find, there’s no question the fates of life on Earth and our nearest neighbor have been entwined since nearly the beginning.‘The Secret History of the Moon’: The Epic Story of How the Moon Was Made | Singularity Hub Staff | January 4, 2021 | Singularity Hub
The vine and the ceremony are deeply entwined with South American indigenous religions of the Amazon.
She must think—it is hardly paranoia, but only the truth—that Christian worship has become entwined with local governance.Six Catholics, Three Jews and Not Much Memory at the Supreme Court | Jonathan Alter | May 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At the door a couple is entwined on the floor blocking my departure from the suite.
When in high school the Waters moved down the street, John and Glenn became “two entwined pieces of energy,” as a friend said.A Tribute to Divine, Hollywood’s Most Infamous Drag Queen | Jimmy So | October 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
“In my case, for better or worse, they are inextricably entwined,” Sanford said.Mark Sanford on Run for Congress, a Second Chance at Politics | John Avlon | January 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Sweeter, more dainty were these little, begrimed kids with their arms entwined around one another's waists.My Wonderful Visit | Charlie Chaplin
About the head of the second youth were twisted a few broken and empty ears of corn, entwined with faded grass-stalks.Dream Tales and Prose Poems | Ivan Turgenev
So intimately entwined are these two natures, these twin struggling impulses, that they often remain confused and inseparable.The Wasted Generation | Owen Johnson
One hand lay at her throat, a rosary entwined in her fingers and the silver flash of a crucifix.The Wasted Generation | Owen Johnson
It has survived in India under the form of two serpents entwined, probably introduced in the track of Alexander the Great.The Swastika | Thomas Wilson