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English noun: twine

1. twine (artifact) a lightweight cord


Synonymsstring


Broader (hypernym)cord


Narrower (hyponym)chalk line, packthread, snap line, snapline


English verb: twine

1. twine (contact) spin,wind, or twist together


SamplesIntertwine the ribbons.
Twine the threads into a rope.
Intertwined hearts.


Synonymsenlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)distort, twine, twist


Narrower (hyponym)knot, plash, pleach, ravel, splice, tangle, wattle, wind, wreathe


Verb grouptwine


Antonymsuntwine

2. twine (contact) arrange or or coil around


SamplesRoll your hair around your finger.
Twine the thread around the spool.
She wrapped her arms around the child.


Synonymsroll, wind, wrap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)ball, clew, clue, coil, curl, loop, reel, spool


Antonymsunroll, unwind, wind off

3. twine (contact) make by twisting together or intertwining


SamplesTwine a rope.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make


Verb groupenlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace, twine

4. twine (contact) form into a spiral shape


SamplesThe cord is all twisted.


Synonymsdistort, twist


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)change form, change shape, deform


Narrower (hyponym)contort, deform, distort, enlace, entangle, entwine, interlace, intertwine, interweave, lace, mat, snarl, spin, tangle, twine, weave, wrench, wring, wring


Antonymsuntwist









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