Definition of Entwine

1. Verb. Tie or link together.

Exact synonyms: Knit
Generic synonyms: Conjoin, Join
Specialized synonyms: Purl Stitch, Intertwine, Loop
Derivative terms: Knit



2. Verb. Spin,wind, or twist together. "Intertwined hearts"
Exact synonyms: Enlace, Interlace, Intertwine, Lace, Twine
Generic synonyms: Distort, Twine, Twist
Specialized synonyms: Wind, Wreathe, Wattle, Plash, Pleach, Knot, Ravel, Tangle, Splice
Related verbs: Twine
Derivative terms: Twine, Twiner
Antonyms: Untwine

Definition of Entwine

1. v. t. To twine, twist, or wreathe together or round.

2. v. i. To be twisted or twined.

Definition of Entwine

1. Verb. To twist or twine around something (or one another) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Entwine

1. to twine around [v -TWINED, -TWINING, -TWINES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entwine

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entune
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entuning
enturbulant
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enturbulating
enturbulation
enturbulence
entwin
entwine (current term)
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Literary usage of Entwine

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"A palmetto wreath we'll entwine Round the altar of young Liberty ! Our flag with its cluster of stars, Firm fixed in a field of pure blue, ..."

2. Recollections of the Table-talk of Samuel Rogers: To which is Added Porsoniana by Samuel Rogers, William Maltby (1856)
"... are monstrously incorrect: can any thing be worse in expression than— " 0 Love ! in such a wilderness as this, Where transport, and security entwine, ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1802)
"Amidst their thorny paths entwine a flower— Theirs, soft submission,—thine, attemper'd power ; Force them no more like banish'd men to roam, A Home, ..."

4. Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History by James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford (1902)
"She'll call you dear sons, in her annals you'll shine, And the brows of the brave shall green laurels entwine. So now my brave boys have we taken a prize— A ..."

5. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1846)
"broods over the ground; fuliginous vapours float; the air curls round and round, in dizzying waves ; wreaths of smoke entwine us; we hardly know where we ..."

6. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India: an Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1809)
"... Now on the hammer'd anvils hoarsely rung: Some soft with wool the plumy helmets line, And some the breast-plate's scaly belts entwine: The gaudy mantles ..."

7. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"A palmetto wreath we'll entwine Round the altar of young Liberty ! Our flag with its cluster of stars, Firm fixed in a field of pure blue, ..."

8. Recollections of the Table-talk of Samuel Rogers: To which is Added Porsoniana by Samuel Rogers, William Maltby (1856)
"... are monstrously incorrect: can any thing be worse in expression than— " 0 Love ! in such a wilderness as this, Where transport, and security entwine, ..."

9. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1802)
"Amidst their thorny paths entwine a flower— Theirs, soft submission,—thine, attemper'd power ; Force them no more like banish'd men to roam, A Home, ..."

10. Every Day in the Year: A Poetical Epitome of the World's History by James Lauren Ford, Mary K. Ford (1902)
"She'll call you dear sons, in her annals you'll shine, And the brows of the brave shall green laurels entwine. So now my brave boys have we taken a prize— A ..."

11. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1846)
"broods over the ground; fuliginous vapours float; the air curls round and round, in dizzying waves ; wreaths of smoke entwine us; we hardly know where we ..."

12. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India: an Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1809)
"... Now on the hammer'd anvils hoarsely rung: Some soft with wool the plumy helmets line, And some the breast-plate's scaly belts entwine: The gaudy mantles ..."

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