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Definition of entwine verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    entwine

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈtwaɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtwaɪn//
     
    [usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they entwine
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈtwaɪn//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtwaɪn//
     
    he / she / it entwines
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈtwaɪnz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtwaɪnz//
     
    past simple entwined
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈtwaɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtwaɪnd//
     
    past participle entwined
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈtwaɪnd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtwaɪnd//
     
    -ing form entwining
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈtwaɪnɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtwaɪnɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1entwine something (with/in/around something) to twist or wind something around something else They strolled through the park, with arms entwined. The balcony was entwined with roses.
  2. 2be entwined (with something) to be very closely involved or connected with something Her destiny was entwined with his. Their lives are entwined.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: entwine