UK [ˌɪntə(r)ˈtwaɪn] / US [ˌɪntərˈtwaɪn] verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word forms "intertwine":
present tense I/you/we/they intertwine he/she/it intertwines present participle intertwining past tense intertwined past participle intertwined
1) to twist things together, or to be twisted together

The vines are intertwined to make a wreath.

2) to be closely connected with something else

Personal and business relationships are closely intertwined in Japan.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Intertwine — In ter*twine , n. The act of intertwining, or the state of being intertwined. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • intertwine — 1640s, from INTER (Cf. inter ) + TWINE (Cf. twine) (v.). Related: Intertwined; intertwining …   Etymology dictionary

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  • intertwine — v. (D; intr.) to intertwine with * * * [ˌɪntə twaɪn] (D; intr.) to intertwine with …   Combinatory dictionary

  • intertwine — in|ter|twine [ˌıntəˈtwaın US tər ] v [I and T] 1.) if two situations, ideas etc are intertwined, they are closely related to each other be closely/inextricably intertwined ▪ The problems of crime and unemployment are closely intertwined. 2.) if… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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