[ UK /twˈa‍ɪn/ ]
[ US /ˈtwaɪn/ ]
  1. arrange or or coil around
    She wrapped her arms around the child
    roll your hair around your finger
    Twine the thread around the spool
  2. make by twisting together or intertwining
    twine a rope
  3. spin, wind, or twist together
    intertwined hearts
    intertwine the ribbons
    Twine the threads into a rope
  4. form into a spiral shape
    The cord is all twisted
  1. a lightweight cord
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How To Use twine In A Sentence

  • An empty plastic 2 litre bottle is tied to a rock, or bag of stones with strong twine or string.
  • With a good deal of difficulty, Anita cut a slot in it, then slung it from the gatepost with baler twine. DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION
  • It's a bizarre concept that intertwines issues of patriotism and sporting chauvinism.
  • Their journeys intertwine and overlap, and during sequences in which they go their separate but parallel ways, director Gustad employs jarring cross-cutting to remind us of their journeys' thematic parallelisms.
  • (That last fact doesn't have anything to do with the Lost Pines, but it's the kind of kitschy "giant ball of twine" thing I adore, so I've included it anyway.) Joy Preble: Not Lost at All: Texas Pines, Debut Authors, and the World's Largest Gingerbread Man
  • Obama is too intwined with Wright regardless of his denouncing of Wright's hateful rhetoric. Jeremiah Wright Steps Down From Obama Campaign
  • In no other situation is the contemplation of living and dying so intertwined with love and sex.
  • Silently, too, they walked under the IC, past the entwined hearts, the graphic drawings, the amazing suggestions. FAMILY PICTURES
  • I entwined my fingers with hers, experiencing relief and dissolved anxiety as I felt her squeeze back.
  • She caught students red-handed with their parts entwined frequently, and the rest of the student body talked about sex as if it was just as normal as attending a baseball game or playing video games. Daniel P. Malito: The Scarlet e-Letter
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