intertwine

[ in-ter-twahyn ]
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verb (used with or without object),in·ter·twined, in·ter·twin·ing.
  1. to twine together.

Origin of intertwine

1
First recorded in 1635–45; inter- + twine1

Other words from intertwine

  • in·ter·twine·ment, noun
  • in·ter·twin·ing·ly, adverb

Words Nearby intertwine

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British Dictionary definitions for intertwine

intertwine

/ (ˌɪntəˈtwaɪn) /


verb
  1. to unite or be united by twisting or twining together: Also: intertwist

Derived forms of intertwine

  • intertwinement, noun
  • intertwiningly, adverb

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