interwoven




When things are knitted or laced together, they’re interwoven. Baskets are traditionally made with interwoven strips of straw, bamboo, or palm.

When you look closely at cloth, you can see it’s made up of interwoven fibers, and a bird’s nest is an equally amazing construction of interwoven twigs, leaves, and feathers. Hold hands with someone you love, and your fingers may be interwoven. Figuratively, two things like excitement and fear might also be interwoven, or linked together. This adjective uses the prefix inter-, “between or among,” and the past participle of weave.

Definitions of interwoven
  1. adjective

    linked or locked closely together as by dovetailing

    synonyms:
    interlacing, interlinking, interlocking

    complex

    complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts

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