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lace

lace

pronunciation:
leIs
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a fabric made of fine threads that has holes in it as part of the design.
Grandmother's tablecloth is made of lace.
 
similar words:
mesh
definition 2: a string used to hold together two edges; shoelace.
 
synonyms:
shoelace
similar words:
cord, string
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: laced, laces, lacing
definition: to tie together with a string passed through holes in two edges.
The salesperson will lace the shoes for you.
synonyms:
tie
similar words:
bind, fasten, hitch, secure
derivations: laceless (adj.), lacelike (adj.)
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