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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wreatheverb

    move with slow, sinuous movements

  2. wreatheverb

    decorate or deck with wreaths

    "wreathe the grave site"

  3. wreathe, windverb

    form into a wreath

Wiktionary

  1. wreatheverb

    To twist, curl or entwine something into a shape similar to a wreath

    Etymology: Partly a back-formation of wreathen (past participle of writhe), and partly from wreath.

  2. wreatheverb

    To form a wreathlike shape around something

    Etymology: Partly a back-formation of wreathen (past participle of writhe), and partly from wreath.

  3. wreatheverb

    To curl, writhe or spiral in the form of a wreath

    Etymology: Partly a back-formation of wreathen (past participle of writhe), and partly from wreath.

  4. wreatheverb

    To turn violently aside or around; to wrench.

    Etymology: Partly a back-formation of wreathen (past participle of writhe), and partly from wreath.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wreathenoun

    to cause to revolve or writhe; to twist about; to turn

    Etymology: [See Wreath, n.]

  2. Wreathenoun

    to twist; to convolve; to wind one about another; to entwine

    Etymology: [See Wreath, n.]

  3. Wreathenoun

    to surround with anything twisted or convolved; to encircle; to infold

    Etymology: [See Wreath, n.]

  4. Wreathenoun

    to twine or twist about; to surround; to encircle

    Etymology: [See Wreath, n.]

  5. Wreatheverb

    to be intewoven or entwined; to twine together; as, a bower of wreathing trees

    Etymology: [See Wreath, n.]

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  1. weareth, weather, whate'er, wheater, whereat

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wreathe in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wreathe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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