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INTERLACE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does interlace mean? 

INTERLACE (verb)
  The verb INTERLACE has 2 senses:

1. spin or twist together so as to form a cord
2. hold in a locking position

  Familiarity information: INTERLACE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INTERLACE (verb)


Sense 1interlace [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Spin or twist together so as to form a cord

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

enlace; interlace; intertwine; lace; twine; entwine

Context examples:

intertwine the ribbons / Twine the threads into a rope

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

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

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

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


Sense 2interlace [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Hold in a locking position

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

interlace; interlock; lock

Context example:

He locked his hands around her neck

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

hold; take hold (have or hold in one's hands or grip)

Sentence frames:

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


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