ETYM Pref. en- + twine. Related to Intwine.
To entangle in twine or string.
1. To make (textiles) by knitting.
2. To tie or link together; SYN. entwine.
To weave into plaits.
1. To cause a splashing or spattering effect
2. To break the surface of (water); splash
(Irregular preterit, past participle: spun).
1. To revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; SYN. spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate.
2. To work natural fibers into a thread.
3. To form a web by making a thread, as of spiders.
4. To prolong or extend; SYN. spin out.
5. To make up a story, as in.
6. To stream in jets, of liquids.
1. To turn in the opposite direction
2. To form into a spiral shape; SYN. distort.
3. To form into twists
4. To turn suddenly so as to sprain; SYN. sprain, wrench, turn, wrick, rick.
5. To change the meaning of; SYN. twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate.
6. To do the dance called the twist.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: wove, woven; or: weaved).
1. To interlace as if weaving; SYN. interweave.
2. To create textiles; create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton.
3. To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course: the river winds through the hills.; SYN. wind, thread, meander.