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in·ter·twine

 (ĭn′tər-twīn′)
tr. & intr.v. in·ter·twined, in·ter·twin·ing, in·ter·twines
To join or become joined by twining together.

in′ter·twine′ment n.

intertwine

(ˌɪntəˈtwaɪn)
vb
to unite or be united by twisting or twining together. Also: intertwist
ˌinterˈtwinement n
ˌinterˈtwiningly, ˌinterˈtwistingly adv

in•ter•twine

(ˌɪn tərˈtwaɪn)

v.t., v.i. -twined, -twin•ing.
to twine together.
[1635–45]
in`ter•twine′ment, n.
in`ter•twin′ing•ly, adv.

intertwine


Past participle: intertwined
Gerund: intertwining

Imperative
intertwine
intertwine
Present
I intertwine
you intertwine
he/she/it intertwines
we intertwine
you intertwine
they intertwine
Preterite
I intertwined
you intertwined
he/she/it intertwined
we intertwined
you intertwined
they intertwined
Present Continuous
I am intertwining
you are intertwining
he/she/it is intertwining
we are intertwining
you are intertwining
they are intertwining
Present Perfect
I have intertwined
you have intertwined
he/she/it has intertwined
we have intertwined
you have intertwined
they have intertwined
Past Continuous
I was intertwining
you were intertwining
he/she/it was intertwining
we were intertwining
you were intertwining
they were intertwining
Past Perfect
I had intertwined
you had intertwined
he/she/it had intertwined
we had intertwined
you had intertwined
they had intertwined
Future
I will intertwine
you will intertwine
he/she/it will intertwine
we will intertwine
you will intertwine
they will intertwine
Future Perfect
I will have intertwined
you will have intertwined
he/she/it will have intertwined
we will have intertwined
you will have intertwined
they will have intertwined
Future Continuous
I will be intertwining
you will be intertwining
he/she/it will be intertwining
we will be intertwining
you will be intertwining
they will be intertwining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been intertwining
you have been intertwining
he/she/it has been intertwining
we have been intertwining
you have been intertwining
they have been intertwining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been intertwining
you will have been intertwining
he/she/it will have been intertwining
we will have been intertwining
you will have been intertwining
they will have been intertwining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been intertwining
you had been intertwining
he/she/it had been intertwining
we had been intertwining
you had been intertwining
they had been intertwining
Conditional
I would intertwine
you would intertwine
he/she/it would intertwine
we would intertwine
you would intertwine
they would intertwine
Past Conditional
I would have intertwined
you would have intertwined
he/she/it would have intertwined
we would have intertwined
you would have intertwined
they would have intertwined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.intertwine - spin,wind, or twist togetherintertwine - 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.intertwine - make lacework by knotting or looping
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
3.intertwine - make a loop in; "loop a rope"
entwine, knit - tie or link together
crochet, hook - make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day"
noose - make a noose in or of

intertwine

verb interweave, entwine, interlace, cross, link, twist, braid, convolute, reticulate, interwreathe, inweave Trees and creepers intertwined, blocking our way.
Translations
kietoakietoutuapunoapunoutua

intertwine

[ˌɪntəˈtwaɪn]
A. VI [limbs, fingers, plants] → entrelazarse; [fates, destinies] → cruzarse, entrecruzarse
B. VT [+ limbs, fingers, plants] → entrelazar; [+ fates, destinies] → cruzar, entrecruzar; [+ interests] → interrelacionar

intertwine

[ˌɪntərˈtwaɪn]
vt [+ narratives, strands, destinies] → entremêler
Their destinies are intertwined → Leurs destinées sont entremêlées.
intertwined with → entremêlé(e) à
to intertwine sth with sth → entremêler qch et qch
He intertwines personal reminiscences with the story of British television → Il entremêle des réminiscences personnelles et l'histoire de la télévision britannique.
vi
[strands, creepers] → s'entremêler
Trees and creepers intertwined, blocking our way → Les arbres et les lianes s'entremêlaient, obstruant notre chemin.
[fates, narratives] → s'entremêler
Her fate intertwined with his → Sa destinée s'entremêlait à la sienne.

intertwine

vtverschlingen; (fig) destinies alsoverknüpfen; storiesverweben
vi (branches, arms etc)sich ineinander verschlingen; (threads)verschlungen sein; (fig: destinies) → sich verbinden

intertwine

[ˌɪntəˈtwaɪn]
1. vtintrecciare
2. viintrecciarsi
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Why, the degenerate fellow might as well have been a fiddler" Such are the compliments bandied between my great grandsires and myself, across the gulf of time And yet, let them scorn me as they will, strong traits of their nature have intertwined themselves with mine
And because the history of Nada the Lily and of those with whom her life was intertwined moved him strangely, and in many ways, he has done more, he has printed it that others may judge of it.
And as the children ran they heard a sound, and the little sister put her ear to the ground, and heard the broom sweeping the earth close behind them; so, quick as thought, she threw the comb down on the ground, and in an instant, as the cat had said, a dense forest sprung up, in which the roots and branches were so closely intertwined, that it was impossible to force a way through it.
And yet the two young people had never declared their affection; they had grown together like two trees whose roots are mingled, whose branches intertwined, and whose intermingled perfume rises to the heavens.
But as their flowery garland was wreathed of the brightest roses that had grown there, so, in the tie that united them, were intertwined all the purest and best of their early joys.
There he was, over the shoulders of the crowd, from the two glittering epaulets and embroidered collar upward, beneath the arch of green boughs with intertwined laurel, and the banner drooping as if to shade his brow
Chaplets too, resembling in their arrangement the strawberry coronal worn by an English peeress, and composed of intertwined leaves and blossoms, often crowned their temples; and bracelets and anklets of the same tasteful pattern were frequently to be seen.
The whole extended about three- quarters of a mile along the river bank, and was composed of conical lodges, that looked like so many small hillocks, being wooden frames intertwined with osier, and covered with earth.
My mouth was full of his beard, our arms were locked, our bodies intertwined, and that infernal chair radiated its legs all round us.
So the months followed one another, and first the trees budded in the woods, and soon the green branches grew thickly intertwined, and then the blossoms began to fall.
she asked hurriedly, in order that he might say more and so make more splendid, more red, more darkly intertwined with smoke this flame rushing upwards.
There was also in him something else--a sincere religious feeling which Varvara did not know, which intertwined itself with the feeling of pride and the desire for pre-eminence, and guided him.