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twist

 
 
pronunciation:
twIst
part of speech: verb
inflections: twists, twisting, twisted
definition: to wind or weave something around something else.
I twisted the rope around the tree to tie up the boat.
synonyms:
wind
similar words:
lace, roll, wrap
derivations: twistable (adj.), twistedly (adv.), twistingly (adv.), twistability (n.)