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Spell check of twine

Spellweb is your one-stop resource for definitions, synonyms and correct spelling for English words, such as twine. On this page you can see how to spell twine. Also, for some words, you can find their definitions, list of synonyms, as well as list of common misspellings.

Correct spelling:
To coil about something; coil around; interlace.


catgut, cord, gut, hamstring, lariat, lasso, lead, rein, rope, shoelace, shoestring, sinew, tendon, towline, umbilical cord, binding twine.
agent, anchor, band, belt, binder, binding, bolt, bond, bonding, brace, bracket, brad, braid, buckle, button, catch, cement, chain, cinch, cincture, clamp, clasp, cleat, clinch, clip, closure, connector, cotter, coupling, fastener, fastening, fuse, glue, go-between, grapnel, guy, hasp, hawser, hinge, hitch, hook, knitting, knot, lace, latch, ligament, link, lock, mediator, medium, middleman, mucilage, nail, paste, pin, rabbet, rivet, seal, skewer, snap, spike, splice, staple, stay, stitch, strap, string, suture, tack, thread, tie, vise, weld, zipper, Vinculum.
rope, cord
braid, coil, convolution, cordage, knot, snarl, string, tangle, thread, twist, whorl, yarn.
distort, roll, string, twist, wrap.
coil, twist together
bend, corkscrew, curl, encircle, enmesh, entangle, entwine, interlace, interweave, knit, loop, meander, plait, spiral, splice, surround, undulate, weave, wind, wrap, wreathe.
roll, twine, wind, wrap.
Examples of usage:
  1. Dolly was trying to break the twine on the parcel. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  2. If the little ones wanted a piece of twine to play scratch- cradle, or spin a top, there it was, in readiness; and when they threw it upon the floor, the older children had no need to be told to put it again in its place. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  3. The first of May would come round again; they would choose their own Queen and twine their own maypole. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  4. His mistress's right hand- absently caressing- quieted his feelings; and with the left she held the ten- shilling piece between finger and thumb, and gazed thoughtfully at the other bags as they squatted in a helpless row, with twine- tied mouths hanging on all sides. – Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories by Juliana Horatio Ewing
  5. With the last of the twine into the seine- boat and just as we were about to push off from the Lucy, Wesley Marrs put a foot on the rail of his vessel and spoke to Maurice. – The Seiners by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly