June 22, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
intertwine /ˌɪntɚˈtwaɪn/ verb
intertwine
/ˌɪntɚˈtwaɪn/
verb

intertwines; intertwined; intertwining

A pink ribbon is intertwined in the girl's hair.
A pink ribbon is intertwined in the girl's hair.
Learner's definition of INTERTWINE

1 : to twist (things) together

[+ object] — often used as (be) intertwined

  • The branches are intertwined (with each other) and grow into a solid wall.

  • Colored ribbons were intertwined in her hair.

[no object]

  • The branches intertwine (with each other) to make a solid wall.

  • intertwining branches

2 : to be or become very closely involved with each other

[no object]

  • He's always telling stories in which the present and the past intertwine.

[+ object]

  • His fate is intertwined with hers.

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