Definitions for: Interlace


[v] spin or twist together so as to form a cord; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"
[v] hold in a locking position; "He locked his hands around her neck"



Webster (1913) Definition: In`ter*lace", v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Interlaced;
p. pr. & vb. n. Interlacing.] [OE. entrelacen, F.
entrelacer. See Inter-, and Lace.]
To unite, as by lacing together; to insert or interpose one
thing within another; to intertwine; to interweave.

Severed into stripes That interlaced each other.
--Cowper.

The epic way is every where interlaced with dialogue.
--Dryden.

Interlacing arches (Arch.), arches, usually circular, so
constructed that their archivolts intersect and seem to be
interlaced.

Synonyms: enlace, entwine, interlock, intertwine, lace, lock, twine

Antonyms: untwine

See Also: distort, fold, hold, knot, plash, pleach, ravel, splice, take hold, tangle, twist, wattle, wind, wreathe

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