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Definition of Twine


  1. A twist; a convolution.
  2. A strong thread composed of two or three smaller threads or strands twisted together, and used for various purposes, as for binding small parcels, making nets, and the like; a small cord or string.
  3. The act of twining or winding round.
  4. To twist together; to form by twisting or winding of threads; to wreathe; as, fine twined linen.
  5. To wind, as one thread around another, or as any flexible substance around another body.
  6. To wind about; to embrace; to entwine.
  7. To change the direction of.
  8. To mingle; to mix.
  9. To mutually twist together; to become mutually involved.
  10. To wind; to bend; to make turns; to meander.
  11. To turn round; to revolve.
  12. To ascend in spiral lines about a support; to climb spirally; as, many plants twine.

Twine Translations

twine in Dutch is vlechten
twine in French is natter, tresser, tisser
twine in German is zwirnst, Faden, zwirnen
twine in Latin is concero
twine in Spanish is bramante