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entwine

[ en-twahyn ]
/ ɛnˈtwaɪn /
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verb (used with or without object), en·twined, en·twin·ing.

to twine with, about, around, or together.

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Also intwine.

Origin of entwine

First recorded in 1590–1600; en-1 + twine1

OTHER WORDS FROM entwine

en·twine·ment, nounun·en·twined, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for entwine

entwine

intwine

/ (ɪnˈtwaɪn) /

verb

(of two or more things) to twine together or (of one or more things) to twine around (something else)

Derived forms of entwine

entwinement or intwinement, noun
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