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1. entwine

verb. ['ɛnˈtwaɪn'] spin,wind, or twist together.

Synonyms

  • interlace
  • tangle
  • enlace
  • intertwine
  • wattle
  • ravel
  • twist
  • twine
  • pleach
  • knot
  • plash
  • lace
  • splice
  • wind
  • distort

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwist
  • untwine
  • let go of

Etymology

  • en- (English)
  • en- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • twine (English)
  • twine (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Entwine

  • disincline
  • bodenstein
  • recombine
  • missildine
  • macalpine
  • intertwine
  • bornstein
  • barentine
  • sharp-sign
  • sharp-sign

  • redesign
  • redefine
  • leontine
  • vanduyne
  • vanduyn
  • vandine
  • recline
  • reassign
  • realign
  • incline
  • hot-line
  • gourdine
  • enshrine
  • decline
  • consign
  • confine
  • combine
  • supine
  • strine
  • resign

Example sentences of the word entwine


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Business process design and software development methods entwine so thoroughly that each borrows or steals concepts from the other.

2. Verb, base form
Your vines do well on canes, wires, trellises, or brushwood that allows the stems to entwine.

Quotes containing the word entwine


1. Often the magical elements in my books are standing in for elements of the real world, the small and magical-in-their-own-right sorts of things that we take for granted and no longer pay attention to, like the bonds of friendship that entwine our own lives with those of other people and places.
- Charles de Lint

2. But hurry, let's entwine ourselves as one, our mouth broken, our soul bitten by love, so time discovers us safely destroyed.
- Federico García Lorca

3. We need more than just the Law of Attraction. We need to connect with its more successful twin, the Law of Generosity. And further entwine ourselves with their parent; the Law of Love.
- Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

2. entwine

verb. ['ɛnˈtwaɪn'] tie or link together.

Synonyms

  • loop
  • purl stitch
  • join
  • conjoin
  • knit

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • artifact
  • arrange

Etymology

  • en- (English)
  • en- (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • twine (English)
  • twine (Middle English (1100-1500))
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