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un·twine

 (ŭn-twīn′)
v. un·twined, un·twin·ing, un·twines
v.tr.
1. To separate the twisted strands of: untwine a rope.
2. To disentangle.
v.intr.
To become untwined.
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untwine

(ʌnˈtwaɪn)
vb
1. (tr) to untwist
2. (tr) to separate the individual strands of (a rope)
3. (intr) to become separate
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untwine


Past participle: untwined
Gerund: untwining

Imperative
untwine
untwine
Present
I untwine
you untwine
he/she/it untwines
we untwine
you untwine
they untwine
Preterite
I untwined
you untwined
he/she/it untwined
we untwined
you untwined
they untwined
Present Continuous
I am untwining
you are untwining
he/she/it is untwining
we are untwining
you are untwining
they are untwining
Present Perfect
I have untwined
you have untwined
he/she/it has untwined
we have untwined
you have untwined
they have untwined
Past Continuous
I was untwining
you were untwining
he/she/it was untwining
we were untwining
you were untwining
they were untwining
Past Perfect
I had untwined
you had untwined
he/she/it had untwined
we had untwined
you had untwined
they had untwined
Future
I will untwine
you will untwine
he/she/it will untwine
we will untwine
you will untwine
they will untwine
Future Perfect
I will have untwined
you will have untwined
he/she/it will have untwined
we will have untwined
you will have untwined
they will have untwined
Future Continuous
I will be untwining
you will be untwining
he/she/it will be untwining
we will be untwining
you will be untwining
they will be untwining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been untwining
you have been untwining
he/she/it has been untwining
we have been untwining
you have been untwining
they have been untwining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been untwining
you will have been untwining
he/she/it will have been untwining
we will have been untwining
you will have been untwining
they will have been untwining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been untwining
you had been untwining
he/she/it had been untwining
we had been untwining
you had been untwining
they had been untwining
Conditional
I would untwine
you would untwine
he/she/it would untwine
we would untwine
you would untwine
they would untwine
Past Conditional
I would have untwined
you would have untwined
he/she/it would have untwined
we would have untwined
you would have untwined
they would have untwined
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.untwine - undo what has been twined togetheruntwine - undo what has been twined together; "untwine the strings"
straighten, straighten out - make straight
interlace, intertwine, lace, twine, enlace, entwine - spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"
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Translations

untwine

[ˈʌnˈtwaɪn] untwist [ˈʌnˈtwɪst] VTdestorcer
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Insensible to all Marian's attempts to soothe and amuse her, she sat, with her neglected drawing pushed away on the table, her eyes resolutely cast down, her fingers twining and untwining themselves restlessly in her lap.
An example from the first years of the 19th century--a period that, Nachtigal claims, lay decades before the empire began to think about the economic exploitation of its Caucasian holdings--demonstrates the impossibility of untwining the strategic, economic, and civilizational rationale for road building: Pavel Tsitsianov, as governor-general of Georgia, justified expanding and securing the northern half of the Georgian Military Highway, arguing that increased security would both help end the uncivilized slave trade in the region and ensure the ease of trade with Persia--thus reducing the price of goods entering the empire (69).
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So; we shouldn't have ideal and untwining look to joining the child and his environment, but must observe it as a social trend.