- 1[intransitive, transitive, usually passive] if two or more things intertwine or are intertwined, they are twisted together so that they are very difficult to separate intertwining branches intertwine something (with something) a necklace of rubies intertwined with pearls
- 2[transitive, usually passive, intransitive] intertwine (something) to be or become very closely connected with something or someone else Their political careers had become closely intertwined.
NAmE//ˌɪntərˈtwaɪn//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they intertwine
he / she / it intertwines
past simple intertwined
-ing form intertwining