intertwine

Things that intertwine are twisted or mixed together. You have to intertwine yarn to make a scarf.

When things intertwine, they're all mixed up together — it's hard to separate them. To make any type of clothing, threads have to be intertwined. Rope is made of smaller fibers that intertwine. Related jobs—like a writer and an editor—intertwine too, because they are so closely related. You can say people are intertwined if they're close to each other, as family or friends. Getting intertwined could be a metaphor for getting married; the threads of your lives are getting tangled together.

Definitions of intertwine
  1. verb
    spin, wind, or twist together
    intertwine the ribbons”
    intertwined hearts”
    synonyms: enlace, entwine, interlace, lace, twine
    twine
    make by twisting together or intertwining
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    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
  2. verb
    make lacework by knotting or looping
    synonyms: tat
  3. verb
    make a loop in
    synonyms: loop
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    types:
    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:
    entwine, knit
    tie or link together
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