What is another word for Twining?

Pronunciation: [twˈa͡ɪnɪŋ] (IPA)

Twining refers to the act of twisting or coiling around something. Some synonyms for twining include entwining, coiling, wrapping, twisting, and spiraling. These words describe actions where one object or material is encircled or wrapped around another. Entwining, for example, emphasizes the idea of two things becoming intertwined, while wrapping suggests a more complete coverage. Coiling describes a tight spiral, while twisting can be a more sporadic action. Spiraling, on the other hand, is often used to suggest a continuous motion. All these synonyms express the idea of twisting around, but with subtle differences in meaning depending on context.

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What are the hypernyms for Twining?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for Twining?

Twining is a term that describes an action that involves winding or twisting something, usually a plant or vine. The antonyms for twining include uncoiling, unwinding, straightening, and untwisting. When a plant uncoils, it unwinds from any support it had and straightens or stretches out. Unwinding is similar, but typically refers to something that was wound up or twisted, rather than coiled around a support. Straightening is the opposite of twisting or bending, while untwisting is the opposite of twining or winding. Each of these antonyms provides a different perspective on the action of twining, and highlights the opposite actions that can be taken.

What are the antonyms for Twining?

Usage examples for Twining

Twining and Scape's, solicitors, Furnival's Inn.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
At the end of a minute he rose, beckoned to one of his guards, led him to the window, and pointing out through the open bars to a very beautiful form of convolvulus he took out his penknife, opened it, and placed it in the Malay's hand, signing to him that he should go out and cut one of the long Twining strands.
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn
This baby the Stork picked up very tenderly and placed upon the other bird's back, Twining its little arms around the long, soft neck, to which it clung tightly.
"Dot and Tot of Merryland"
L. Frank Baum

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