intertwine

[in-ter-twahyn]
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Origin of intertwine

First recorded in 1635–45; inter- + twine1
Related formsin·ter·twine·ment, nounin·ter·twin·ing·ly, adverb
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intertwine

verb
  1. to unite or be united by twisting or twining togetherAlso: intertwist
Derived Formsintertwinement, nounintertwiningly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for intertwine
v.

1640s, from inter- + twine (v.). Related: Intertwined; intertwining.

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