HyperDic: twine

English > 5 senses of the word twine:
VERBcontacttwine, intertwine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lacespin,wind, or twist together
contacttwine, wind, wrap, rollarrange or or coil around
contacttwinemake by twisting together or intertwining
contacttwine, twist, distortform into a spiral shape
NOUNartifacttwine, stringa lightweight cord
twine > pronunciation
Soundstway'n
Rhymesaffine ... wine: 145 rhymes with ayn...
English > twine: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA lightweight cord.
Synonymstring
Narrowerchalk line, snap line, snaplineA chalked string used in the building trades / trades to make a straight line on a vertical surface
packthreadA strong three-ply twine used to sew or tie packages
BroadercordA line made of twisted fibers or threads
Spanishbramante, cordel, cordón, cuerda, guita, hilo, mecate
Catalancordell
Verbstwinespin,wind, or twist together
English > twine: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningspin,wind, or twist together.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "intertwine the ribbons"
  • "Twine the threads into a rope"
  • "intertwined hearts"
Synonymsintertwine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace
Narrowerpleach, plashInterlace the shoots of
ravel, tangle, knottangle or complicate
splicejoin by interweaving strands
wattleInterlace to form wattle
wreathe, windform into a wreath
Broadertwist, twine, distortform into a spiral shape
Oppositeuntwineundo what has been twined together
Similar totwinemake by twisting together or intertwining
Spanishenlazar, entrelazar, entretejer
Catalanconcatenar, enllaçar, entrellaçar-se, entrellaçar, entreteixir
Nounstwinea lightweight cord
twinersomeone who intertwines (e.g. threads) or forms something by twisting or interlacing
English > twine: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningArrange or or coil around.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example "Twine the thread around the spool"
Synonymswind, wrap, roll
Narrowerballform into a ball by winding or rolling
clue, clewRoll into a ball
coil, loop, curlwind around something in coils or loops
reelwind onto or off a reel
spoolwind onto a spool or a reel
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Oppositeunwind, wind off, unrollreverse the winding or twisting of
Spanisharrollar, enrollar, envolver, girar, la guita
Catalancircumdar, embolicar, encerclar, enrotllar, envoltar, girar, voltar
English > twine: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningmake by twisting together or intertwining.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"twine a rope"
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Similar tointertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lacespin,wind, or twist together
Spanishenrollarse, enroscarse, la guita
Nounstwinersomeone who intertwines (e.g. threads) or forms something by twisting or interlacing
English > twine: 5 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningform into a spiral shape.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymstwist, distort
Narrowercontort, deform, distort, wringTwist and press out of shape
entangle, tangle, mat, snarlTwist together or entwine into a confusing mass
intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lacespin,wind, or twist together
spinWork natural fibers into a thread
weave, interweaveInterlace by or as if by weaving
wring, wrenchTwist and compress, as if in pain or anguish
Broaderchange shape, change form, deformassume a different shape or form
OppositeuntwistCause to become untwisted
Catalancargolar, enroscar

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