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Meaning of UNTWINE

Pronunciation:  un'twIn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  undo what has been twined together; "untwine the strings"
 

UNTWINE is a 7 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Antonyms: enlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace, twine
 
 See Also: straighten, straighten out

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Un*twine"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + twine.]
    To untwist; to separate, as that which is twined or twisted;
    to disentangle; to untie.
    
          It requires a long and powerful counter sympathy in a
          nation to untwine the ties of custom which bind a
          people to the established and the old.   --Sir W.
                                                   Hamilton.
    
    
  2. \Un*twine"\, v. i.
    To become untwined. --Milton.
    
    
 

 

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