from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To twine around or together.
- intransitive verb To twine or twist together.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To twine; twist round.
- To become twisted or twined.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To twine, twist, or wreathe together or round.
- intransitive verb To be twisted or twined.
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- verb To
twistor twinearound something (or one another)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb spin,wind, or twist together
- verb tie or link together
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Although the different stories may have no relationship with each other, the cast of characters make them entwine.
Flowers and berries of honeysuckle entwine new growth on woody tops of the banks and, in the footings, the poisonous scarlet berries of arum – or cuckoo pint – are unusually prolific.
Indeed, the cheap financing is leading some European banks to take steps that further entwine them with their governments.
She released herself to him completely, felt his passion entwine with hers.
I entwine my fingers in hers, and she watches me curiously.
In this reality they are human bookends, their smooth knees opposed and sliding out of pairs of my own plaid boxers, their torsos twisted toward one another and stretching—in areas not meant to be stretched—the ribbed tank tops they borrowed; they hold hands, entwine their arms; they smile; they laugh until their lips fall briefly together.
In the tableau, you want to entwine flowers, candlesticks and personal objects, such as a bronze sculpture or a fleet of nutcrackers.
Her slightly loopy patchworked circles do not overlap or entwine.
CUBE, to 20 AugRobert ClarkOld traditions entwine with present-day concerns in work by the 10 finalists for the 2011 Jameel Prize.
Their fingers entwine, palm to palm, and he faces her fully for the first time.