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Meaning of ENTWINE

Pronunciation:  en'twIn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  spin or twist together so as to form a cord; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"
  2. [v]  tie or link together
 

ENTWINE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: enlace, interlace, intertwine, knit, lace, twine
 
 Antonyms: untwine
 
 See Also: conjoin, distort, fold, intertwine, join, knot, loop, plash, pleach, purl stitch, ravel, splice, tangle, twist, wattle, wind, wreathe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \En*twine"\, v. t. [Pref. en- + twine. Cf. {Intwine}.]
    To twine, twist, or wreathe together or round. [Written also
    {intwine}.]
    
          Entwined in duskier wreaths her braided locks.
                                                   --Shelley.
    
          Thy glorious household stuff did me entwine. --Herbert.
    
    
  2. \En*twine"\, v. i.
    To be twisted or twined.
    
          With whose imperial laurels might entwine no cypress.
                                                   --De Quincey.
    
    
 
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