Definitions for: Untwine


[v] undo what has been twined together; "untwine the strings"



Webster (1913) Definition: Un*twine", v. t. [1st pref. un- + twine.]
To untwist; to separate, as that which is twined or twisted;
to disentangle; to untie.

It requires a long and powerful counter sympathy in a
nation to untwine the ties of custom which bind a
people to the established and the old. --Sir W.
Hamilton.


Un*twine", v. i.
To become untwined. --Milton.

Antonyms: enlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace, twine

See Also: straighten, straighten out

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