- 1[intransitive, transitive] 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/somebody else Their political careers had become closely intertwined.
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈtwaɪn//; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈtwaɪn//[usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they intertwine
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈtwaɪn//; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈtwaɪn//he / she / it intertwines
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈtwaɪnz//; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈtwaɪnz//past simple intertwined
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈtwaɪnd//; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈtwaɪnd//past participle intertwined
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈtwaɪnd//; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈtwaɪnd//-ing form intertwining
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈtwaɪnɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈtwaɪnɪŋ//