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interweave

[ verb in-ter-weev; noun in-ter-weev ]
/ verb ˌɪn tərˈwiv; noun ˈɪn tərˌwiv /
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verb (used with object), in·ter·wove or in·ter·weaved, in·ter·wo·ven or in·ter·wove or in·ter·weaved, in·ter·weav·ing.

to weave together, as threads, strands, branches, or roots.
to intermingle or combine as if by weaving: to interweave truth with fiction.

verb (used without object), in·ter·wove or in·ter·weaved, in·ter·wo·ven or in·ter·wove or in·ter·weaved, in·ter·weav·ing.

to become woven together, interlaced, or intermingled.

noun

the act of interweaving or the state of being interwoven; blend: a perfect interweave of Spanish and American cultures.

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Origin of interweave

First recorded in 1570–80; inter- + weave

OTHER WORDS FROM interweave

in·ter·weave·ment, nounin·ter·weav·er, nounin·ter·weav·ing·ly, adverbun·in·ter·wo·ven, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for interweave

interweave
/ (ˌɪntəˈwiːv) /

verb -weaves, -weaving, -wove, -weaved, -woven, -wove or -weaved

to weave, blend, or twine together; intertwineAlso: interwork

Derived forms of interweave

interweavement, nouninterweaver, noun
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