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twine

 
Noun twine has 1 sense
  1. string, twine - a lightweight cord
    --1 is a kind of cord
    --1 has particulars: chalk line, snap line, snapline; packthread
    Derived form: verb twine1
Verb twine has 5 senses
  1. intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace - spin or twist together so as to form a cord; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"
    --1 is one way to twist, twine, distort
    Antonyms: untwine
    Derived forms: noun twine1, noun twiner1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. twine - coil around; "Wisteria twining the fence posts"
    --2 is one way to
    surround, environ, encircle, circle, round, ring
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  3. wind, wrap, roll, twine - wrap or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"
    --3 is one way to move, displace
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. twine - make by twisting together or intertwining; "twine a rope"
    --4 is one way to
    make, create
    Derived form: noun twiner1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. twist, twine, distort - form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
    --5 is one way to change shape, change form, deform
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
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