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 Dictionary entry overview: What does entwine mean? 

ENTWINE (verb)
  The verb ENTWINE has 2 senses:

1. tie or link together
2. spin or twist together so as to form a cord

  Familiarity information: ENTWINE used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ENTWINE (verb)

Sense 1entwine [BACK TO TOP]


Tie or link together

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing


entwine; knit

Hypernyms (to "entwine" is one way to...):

conjoin; join (make contact or come together)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "entwine"):

purl stitch (make with purl stitches)

intertwine; loop (make a loop in)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP

Sense 2entwine [BACK TO TOP]


Spin or twist together so as to form a cord

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging


enlace; interlace; intertwine; lace; twine; entwine

Context examples:

intertwine the ribbons / Twine the threads into a rope

Hypernyms (to "entwine" is one way to...):

distort; twine; twist (form into a spiral shape)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "entwine"):

wind; wreathe (form into a wreath)

fold (intertwine)

wattle (interlace to form wattle)

plash; pleach (interlace the shoots of)

knot; ravel; tangle (tangle or complicate)

splice (join by interweaving strands)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

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