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Definitions for interweave
ˌɪn tərˈwiv; ˈɪn tərˌwivin·ter·weave

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weave, interweaveverb

    interlace by or as if by weaving


  1. interweaveverb

    To combine two things through weaving

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Interweaveverb

    preter. interwove, part. pass. interwoven, interwove, or interweaved. To mix one with another in a regular texture; to intermingle.

    Etymology: preter. interwove, part. pass. interwoven, interwove, or interweaved. [inter and weave.

    Then laid him down
    Under the hospitable covert nigh
    Of trees thick interwoven. John Milton, Par. Lost, b. ii.

    At last
    Words interwove with sighs found out their way. John Milton.

    I sat me down to watch upon a bank
    With ivy canopied, and interwove
    With flaunting honeysuckle. John Milton.

    Can say here nature ends, and art begins,
    But mixt like th' elements, and born like twins,
    So interweav'd, so like, so much the same:
    None, this mere nature, that mere art can name. John Denham.

    The proud theatres disclose the scene,
    Which interwoven Britons seem to raise,
    And show the triumph which their shame displays. Dryden.

    He so interweaves truth with probable fiction, that he puts a pleasing falacy upon us. Dryden.

    It appeared a vast ocean planted with islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them. Joseph Addison, Spect.

    It is a confusion of kitchen and parterre, orchard and flower-garden, which lie so mixt and interwoven with one another, as to look like a natural wilderness. Spectat.

    The Supreme Infinite could not make intelligent creatures, without implanting in their natures a most ardent desire, interwoven in the substance of their spiritual natures, of being reunited with himself. George Cheyne, Phil. Principles.

    I do not altogether disapprove the interweaving texts of scripture through the style of your sermon. Jonathan Swift, Miscel.


  1. interweave

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  1. interweave

    Interweave refers to the action of blending or mixing two or more things closely together. It often implies a complex pattern produced by this interaction, such as a structure consisting of parts connected by weaving or lacing together. It can be used in various contexts, from textiles and visual arts to narratives and concepts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interweaveverb

    to weave together; to intermix or unite in texture or construction; to intertwine; as, threads of silk and cotton interwoven

  2. Interweaveverb

    to intermingle; to unite intimately; to connect closely; as, to interweave truth with falsehood

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Interweave

    in-tėr-wēv′, v.t. to weave together: to intermingle.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interweave in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interweave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of interweave in a Sentence

  1. Scott Cooper:

    Whether it's Naples, Italy or it's Detroit or it's Los Angeles or it's New York or it's Boston, crime and politics tend to interweave and lead to disastrous consequences.

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    a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
    • A. dint
    • B. leaven
    • C. snap
    • D. conveyance

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