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in·ter·lace

 (ĭn′tər-lās′)
v. in·ter·laced, in·ter·lac·ing, in·ter·lac·es
v.tr.
1. To connect by or as if by lacing together; interweave.
2. To intersperse; intermix: interlaced the testimony with half-truths.
v.intr.
To intertwine: "As the earth thaws, numberless little streams are formed to overlap and interlace with one another" (Joyce Carol Oates).

in′ter·lace′ment n.

interlace

(ˌɪntəˈleɪs)
vb
1. to join together (patterns, fingers, etc) by crossing, as if woven; intertwine
2. (tr) to mingle or blend in an intricate way
3. (usually foll by: with) to change the pattern of; diversify; intersperse: to interlace a speech with humour.
interlacedly adv
ˌinterˈlacement n

in•ter•lace

(ˌɪn tərˈleɪs, ˈɪn tərˌleɪs)

v. -laced, -lac•ing. v.i.
1. to cross one another as if woven together; intertwine: Their hands interlaced.
v.t.
2. to unite or arrange (threads, strips, parts, etc.) so as to intercross one another, passing alternately over and under; intertwine.
3. to mingle; blend.
4. to diversify by intermingling: intersperse.
[1325–75; Middle English < Middle French]
in•ter•lac•ed•ly (ˌɪn tərˈleɪ sɪd li) adv.
in`ter•lace′ment, n.

interlace


Past participle: interlaced
Gerund: interlacing

Imperative
interlace
interlace
Present
I interlace
you interlace
he/she/it interlaces
we interlace
you interlace
they interlace
Preterite
I interlaced
you interlaced
he/she/it interlaced
we interlaced
you interlaced
they interlaced
Present Continuous
I am interlacing
you are interlacing
he/she/it is interlacing
we are interlacing
you are interlacing
they are interlacing
Present Perfect
I have interlaced
you have interlaced
he/she/it has interlaced
we have interlaced
you have interlaced
they have interlaced
Past Continuous
I was interlacing
you were interlacing
he/she/it was interlacing
we were interlacing
you were interlacing
they were interlacing
Past Perfect
I had interlaced
you had interlaced
he/she/it had interlaced
we had interlaced
you had interlaced
they had interlaced
Future
I will interlace
you will interlace
he/she/it will interlace
we will interlace
you will interlace
they will interlace
Future Perfect
I will have interlaced
you will have interlaced
he/she/it will have interlaced
we will have interlaced
you will have interlaced
they will have interlaced
Future Continuous
I will be interlacing
you will be interlacing
he/she/it will be interlacing
we will be interlacing
you will be interlacing
they will be interlacing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been interlacing
you have been interlacing
he/she/it has been interlacing
we have been interlacing
you have been interlacing
they have been interlacing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been interlacing
you will have been interlacing
he/she/it will have been interlacing
we will have been interlacing
you will have been interlacing
they will have been interlacing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been interlacing
you had been interlacing
he/she/it had been interlacing
we had been interlacing
you had been interlacing
they had been interlacing
Conditional
I would interlace
you would interlace
he/she/it would interlace
we would interlace
you would interlace
they would interlace
Past Conditional
I would have interlaced
you would have interlaced
he/she/it would have interlaced
we would have interlaced
you would have interlaced
they would have interlaced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.interlace - spin,wind, or twist togetherinterlace - 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"
2.interlace - hold in a locking position; "He locked his hands around her neck"
hold, take hold - have or hold in one's hands or grip; "Hold this bowl for a moment, please"; "A crazy idea took hold of him"
Translations

interlace

[ˌɪntəˈleɪs]
A. VTentrelazar
B. VIentrelazarse

interlace

vt threads etcverflechten; (in cloth also) → verweben; cloth (with thread) → durchwirken; fingersverschlingen; (fig) scenes, stylesverflechten
visich ineinander verflechten; (twigs)verschlungen sein
References in classic literature ?
As to the sentiments of Solomon and Jonah, they were held in utter suspense: it seemed to them that the old will would have a certain validity, and that there might be such an interlacement of poor Peter's former and latter intentions as to create endless "lawing" before anybody came by their own--an inconvenience which would have at least the advantage of going all round.
In this case, we have [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] different interlacements.
This phenotypical classification arises from the stage of cultural development at which a particular social structure appears, whether undifferentiated or differentiated, from the influence of local cultural characteristics; enkaptic interlacements with other, differently qualified, structures; and subjective individuality, making, for example, my marriage or family uniquely different from others.