entwine

To entwine is to twist and tangle or weave together. When you hold hands with someone, you entwine your fingers together.

A long-haired girl can entwine flowers in her curls, and she might love it when her pet snake entwines around her arm. When you knit a scarf, you entwine different colors of yarn together. There is also a figurative way to entwine: "Ever since I met you, I knew that our lives would entwine together!" Entwine combines the prefix en-, "make," and twine, "twisted strands," from the Old English twin, "double thread."

Definitions of entwine
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v spin, wind, or twist together

Synonyms:
enlace, interlace, intertwine, lace, twine
twine
make by twisting together or intertwining
Antonyms:
untwine
undo what has been twined together
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wind, wreathe
form into a wreath
wattle
interlace to form wattle
plash, pleach
interlace the shoots of
knot, ravel, tangle
tangle or complicate
splice
join by interweaving strands
piece
join during spinning
Type of:
distort, twine, twist
form into a spiral shape

v tie or link together

Synonyms:
knit
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purl stitch
make with purl stitches
intertwine, loop
make a loop in
crochet, hook
make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle
noose
make a noose in or of
Type of:
conjoin, join
make contact or come together

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