To twist is defined as to wind two or more things around each other or together.(verb)
An example of to twist is two colors of yarn being wound together.
Twist is defined as to turn around from one side to the other.(verb)
An example of to twist is turning from the left to the right at the waist.
See twist in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME twisten < OE -twist, a rope (in mæst-twist, rope to stay a mast), akin to twain, twine, ON tvistra, to separate, Ger zwist, a quarrel < IE *duis-, apart < base *dwōu-, two
See twist in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb twist·ed, twist·ing, twists verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English twisten, to squeeze, be divided
Origin: , from twist, a divided object, fork, rope
Origin: , from Old English -twist; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.
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