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Princeton's WordNet

  1. string, twine(verb)

    a lightweight cord

    strand, bowed stringed instrument, cosmic string, train, chain, drawing string, drawstring, string


  2. intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace(verb)

    spin,wind, or twist together

    "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"

    braid, fortify, wrap, entwine, enlace, loop, twist, wind, roll, lace, distort, interlock, tat, knit, lock, interlace, lace up, spike, plait, intertwine


  3. wind, wrap, roll, twine(verb)

    arrange or or coil around

    "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"

    vagabond, intertwine, wind, meander, nose, hoist, thread, wrap, twist, range, interlace, stray, rove, wave, swan, roll, lift, scent, wind up, flap, enfold, wander, hustle, entwine, wrap up, cast, enwrap, curve, distort, lace, pluck, revolve, roll up, envelop, roll out, wreathe, turn over, tramp, undulate, ramble, drift, weave, seethe, enclose, enlace, roam, wheel


  4. twine(verb)

    make by twisting together or intertwining

    "twine a rope"

    interlace, enlace, entwine, wrap, twist, intertwine, roll, wind, lace, distort


  5. twist, twine, distort(verb)

    form into a spiral shape

    "The cord is all twisted"

    warp, bend, wriggle, intertwine, wrick, wind, deform, wrestle, twist, colour, interlace, rick, color, worm, roll, flex, convolute, writhe, wrench, wrap, turn, entwine, sophisticate, contort, sprain, curve, lace, falsify, twist around, distort, tinge, garble, wring, strain, squirm, pervert, enlace


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. twine

    In some cases a thing is spoken of as bent where the parts make an angle; but oftener to bend is understood to be to draw to or through a curve; as, to bend a bow. To submit or yield is to bend the mind humbly to another's wishes. To incline or influence is to bend another's wishes toward our own; to persuade is to draw them quite over. To warp is to bend silently through the whole fiber, as a board in the sun. To crook is to bend irregularly, as a crooked stick. Deflect, deviate, and diverge are said of any turning away; deviate commonly of a slight and gradual movement, diverge of a more sharp and decided one. To bias is to cut across the texture, or incline to one side; in figurative use always with an unfavorable import. Mold is a stronger work than bend; we may bend by a superior force that which still resists the constraint; as, a bent bow; we mold something plastic entirely to some desired form.

    bend, bias, bow, crook, curve, deflect, deviate, diverge, incline, influence, mold, persuade, stoop, submit, turn, twist, warp, yield

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. twine

    twist, wind, embrace, entwine, wreath, bind, unite, braid, bend, meander

    untwist, unwind, separate, disunite, detach, unwreath, unravel, disentwine, continue, straighten

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. twine(v. a.)

    twist together

  2. twine(v. a.)

    encircle, surround, embrace, entwine, wind about, wind around

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    string, rope

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