enlace

(redirected from enlaced)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.

en·lace

(ĕn-lās′) also in·lace (ĭn-)
tr.v. en·laced, en·lac·ing, en·lac·es also in·laced or in·lac·ing or in·lac·es
1. To wrap or wind about with or as if with a lace or laces; encircle.
2. To interlace; entwine.

en·lace′ment n.

enlace

(ɪnˈleɪs)
vb (tr)
1. to bind or encircle with or as with laces
2. to entangle; intertwine
enˈlacement n

en•lace

(ɛnˈleɪs)

v.t. -laced, -lac•ing.
1. to interlace; intertwine.
2. to bind or encircle with or as if with a lace or cord: Vines enlaced the tree.
[1325–75; < Old French enlacier. See en-1, lace]
en•lace′ment, n.

enlace


Past participle: enlaced
Gerund: enlacing

Imperative
enlace
enlace
Present
I enlace
you enlace
he/she/it enlaces
we enlace
you enlace
they enlace
Preterite
I enlaced
you enlaced
he/she/it enlaced
we enlaced
you enlaced
they enlaced
Present Continuous
I am enlacing
you are enlacing
he/she/it is enlacing
we are enlacing
you are enlacing
they are enlacing
Present Perfect
I have enlaced
you have enlaced
he/she/it has enlaced
we have enlaced
you have enlaced
they have enlaced
Past Continuous
I was enlacing
you were enlacing
he/she/it was enlacing
we were enlacing
you were enlacing
they were enlacing
Past Perfect
I had enlaced
you had enlaced
he/she/it had enlaced
we had enlaced
you had enlaced
they had enlaced
Future
I will enlace
you will enlace
he/she/it will enlace
we will enlace
you will enlace
they will enlace
Future Perfect
I will have enlaced
you will have enlaced
he/she/it will have enlaced
we will have enlaced
you will have enlaced
they will have enlaced
Future Continuous
I will be enlacing
you will be enlacing
he/she/it will be enlacing
we will be enlacing
you will be enlacing
they will be enlacing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enlacing
you have been enlacing
he/she/it has been enlacing
we have been enlacing
you have been enlacing
they have been enlacing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enlacing
you will have been enlacing
he/she/it will have been enlacing
we will have been enlacing
you will have been enlacing
they will have been enlacing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enlacing
you had been enlacing
he/she/it had been enlacing
we had been enlacing
you had been enlacing
they had been enlacing
Conditional
I would enlace
you would enlace
he/she/it would enlace
we would enlace
you would enlace
they would enlace
Past Conditional
I would have enlaced
you would have enlaced
he/she/it would have enlaced
we would have enlaced
you would have enlaced
they would have enlaced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enlace - spin,wind, or twist togetherenlace - spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"
distort, twine, twist - form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
wreathe, wind - form into a wreath
twine - make by twisting together or intertwining; "twine a rope"
wattle - interlace to form wattle
plash, pleach - interlace the shoots of; "pleach a hedge"
ravel, tangle, knot - tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story"
splice - join by interweaving strands; "Splice the wires"
References in classic literature ?
Some couples do not care to dance, and have retired to the corners, where they sit with their arms enlaced.
She was lying on her side, tranquil above the smooth flow of time, again closely wrapped up in her fur, her head resting on the old-gold sofa cushion bearing like everything else in that room the decoratively enlaced letters of her monogram; her face a little pale now, with the crimson lobe of her ear under the tawny mist of her loose hair, the lips a little parted, and her glance of melted sapphire level and motionless, darkened by fatigue.
All anew, all eternal, all enlinked, enlaced and enamoured, Oh, then did ye LOVE the world,--