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Definition 1: spin, wind, or twist together - [verb of contact]

Samples where intertwine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • intertwine the ribbons
  • Twine the threads into a rope
  • intertwined hearts

Synonyms for intertwine in the sense of this definition

(intertwine is a kind of ...) form into a spiral shape

"The cord is all twisted"

(... is a kind of intertwine ) form into a wreath

(... is a kind of intertwine ) interlace to form wattle

(... is a kind of intertwine ) interlace the shoots of

"pleach a hedge"

(... is a kind of intertwine ) tangle or complicate

"a ravelled story"

(... is a kind of intertwine ) join by interweaving strands

"Splice the wires"

(intertwine has a similar meaning as ...) make by twisting together or intertwining

"twine a rope"

Definition 2: make a loop in - [verb of creation]

Samples where intertwine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • loop a rope

Synonyms for intertwine in the sense of this definition

(intertwine is a kind of ...) tie or link together

(... is a kind of intertwine ) make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

"She sat there crocheting all day"

(... is a kind of intertwine ) make a noose in or of

Definition 3: make lacework by knotting or looping - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for intertwine in the sense of this definition

(intertwine is a kind of ...) make from scratch

(intertwine implies ...) make into knots; make knots out of

"She knotted her fingers"

(intertwine belongs to category ...) a craft that requires skillful hands

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