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intertwine

[ in-ter-twahyn ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈtwaɪn /
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verb (used with or without object), in·ter·twined, in·ter·twin·ing.
to twine together.
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Origin of intertwine

First recorded in 1635–45; inter- + twine1

OTHER WORDS FROM intertwine

in·ter·twine·ment, nounin·ter·twin·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for intertwine

intertwine
/ (ˌɪntəˈtwaɪn) /

verb
to unite or be united by twisting or twining togetherAlso: intertwist

Derived forms of intertwine

intertwinement, nounintertwiningly, adverb
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