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v. in·ter·laced, in·ter·lac·ing, in·ter·lac·es
1. To connect by or as if by lacing together; interweave.
2. To intersperse; intermix: interlaced the testimony with half-truths.
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.


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


(ˌɪn tərˈleɪs, ˈɪn tərˌleɪs)

v. -laced, -lac•ing. v.i.
1. to cross one another as if woven together; intertwine: Their hands interlaced.
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.


Past participle: interlaced
Gerund: interlacing

I interlace
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we interlace
you interlace
they interlace
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
I will interlace
you will interlace
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Future Perfect
I will have interlaced
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he/she/it will have interlaced
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they will have interlaced
Future Continuous
I will be interlacing
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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
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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
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I would interlace
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Past Conditional
I would have interlaced
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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"


A. VTentrelazar
B. VIentrelazarse


vt threads etcverflechten; (in cloth also) → verweben; cloth (with thread) → durchwirken; fingersverschlingen; (fig) scenes, stylesverflechten
visich ineinander verflechten; (twigs)verschlungen sein
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For delays: give easy access; keep times appointed; go through with that which is in hand, and interlace not business, but of necessity.
Innumerable little streams overlap and interlace one with another, exhibiting a sort of hybrid product, which obeys half way the law of currents, and half way that of vegetation.
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