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Definition of "entwine" [en•twine]

  • To twine around or together: The ivy entwined the column. (verb-transitive)
  • To twine or twist together. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "entwine" in a sentence
  • "Her slightly loopy patchworked circles do not overlap or entwine."
  • "In the tableau, you want to entwine flowers, candlesticks and personal objects, such as a bronze sculpture or a fleet of nutcrackers."
  • "CUBE, to 20 AugRobert ClarkOld traditions entwine with present-day concerns in work by the 10 finalists for the 2011 Jameel Prize."