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1. twine

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwist
  • untwine
  • disjoin

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Twine

  • disincline
  • bodenstein
  • recombine
  • missildine
  • macalpine
  • 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
  • refine

Sentences with twine


1. Noun, singular or mass
To make sure the trenches are straight, stretch a rope or long piece of twine straight out.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Vines twine around the columns and along the framework of the roof.

2. twine

noun. ['ˈtwaɪn'] a lightweight cord.

Synonyms

  • chalk line
  • packthread
  • snap line
  • snapline
  • string

Antonyms

  • unbraid
  • stay in place
  • let go of
  • straighten

Etymology

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

3. twine

verb. ['ˈtwaɪn'] form into a spiral shape.

Synonyms

  • intertwine
  • snarl
  • distort
  • weave
  • interlace
  • change shape
  • interweave
  • entangle
  • contort
  • entwine
  • change form
  • mat
  • lace
  • tangle
  • twist
  • deform
  • wrench
  • wring
  • spin

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • untwist
  • stay

Etymology

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

4. twine

verb. ['ˈtwaɪn'] make by twisting together or intertwining.

Synonyms

  • enlace
  • intertwine
  • make
  • entwine
  • create
  • lace

Antonyms

  • bright
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • artifact

Etymology

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

5. twine

verb. ['ˈtwaɪn'] arrange or or coil around.

Synonyms

  • displace
  • coil
  • spool
  • reel
  • clue
  • curl
  • loop
  • wrap
  • move
  • wind
  • clew
  • roll

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • arrange
  • unbend
  • stand still

Etymology

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