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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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Both cases are clearly illustrated here in the cross-responsa form of the Song of the Sea (see for example all the intertwinements of the 9/12 and 7/14 pairs of verses for antithetic and complementary patterns respectively).