twined or woven together: Braids are geometric objects consisting of intertwined strands of string.
closely or inseparably involved with each other, or consisting of elements connected in this way: The new exhibit “How Does It Hurt?” reminds us that the history of creativity and the history of living with suffering are inextricably intertwined.
the simple past tense and past participle of intertwine.
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How to use intertwined in a sentence
The 2017 Coach of the Year was perhaps more intertwined with his team’s playing style than any other coach in the league.Everything Should Be On The Table For The Houston Rockets. Even James Harden’s Future. | Chris Herring (email@example.com) | September 14, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Symbiotic relationships between bacteria and multicellular organisms are everywhere in nature, but some are more intricately intertwined than others.How Two Became One: Origins of a Mysterious Symbiosis Found | Viviane Callier | September 9, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
I’ve always said living and livelihood are intertwined here in Nashville, in New York, in Los Angeles, in Ohio, in Minnesota, all over this country.Full Transcript: Tomi Lahren on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’ | Daniel Malloy | August 31, 2020 | Ozy
You’d be surprised to find how intertwined it is with our everyday lives.OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on launching a hemp-infused sparkling water brand | Rachel King | August 24, 2020 | Fortune
The company and its location are deeply intertwined in my associations, and that’s true of everywhere I’ve ever worked.
In war, he wrote, “everything is uncertain … all military action is intertwined with psychological forces and effects.”
The future for these five young people, the other Palestinians, and the people of Israel are all intertwined.Five Young Palestinians on What It’s Like to Live and Die in Gaza | Dean Obeidallah | July 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Saudi society and government are intricately intertwined with a puritanical flavor of Islam, Wahhabism.Will Saudi Arabia Execute Guest Workers for 'Witchcraft'? | Michael Schulson | March 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What she fails to comprehend is that for some of us, our personal and professional happiness are intertwined.Why Some Women Should Listen To Princeton Mom (But Not All Of Us) | Keli Goff | March 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The can best be understood, notes veteran Japan-based journalist Karel van Wolferen, as a series of “intertwined hierarchies.”How a Few Monster Tech Firms are Taking Over Everything from Media to Space Travel and What it Means for the Rest of Us | Joel Kotkin | February 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At her bosom she wore a great brooch, containing intertwined locks of a grandfather and grandmother long since defunct.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
Pale as a ghost, her fingers intertwined in a convulsive grip, she knelt by her cousin's bed and told her shameful story.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Although often intertwined and confused with one another, they were, nevertheless, essentially and fundamentally distinct.The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States | James Hamilton Lewis
For better or for worse, our destinies have been tragically intertwined,—how tragically, I alone know.The Wasted Generation | Owen Johnson
Mary and her brothers led the way with Lily, Sue and Clarice following slowly behind with arms intertwined.Quicksilver Sue | Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards