intertwine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

inter- +‎ twine

Verb[edit]

intertwine (third-person singular simple present intertwines, present participle intertwining, simple past and past participle intertwined)

  1. (transitive) To twine something together.
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 240c.
      You see, no doubt, that yet again, thanks to this intertwining, our many-headed sophist has forced us against our will to admit that what is not is in a way.
  2. (intransitive) To become twined together.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (twine around each other): entwine

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