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lace

lace

pronunciation:
leIs
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a cloth made of fine threads that has holes in it as part of the design.
Grandmother's tablecloth is made of lace.
 
definition 2: a string used to hold two edges together.
She has white laces in her shoes.
 
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.
Lace your shoes so that they stay on your feet.
synonyms:
tie
similar words:
bind, fasten
derivations: laceless (adj.), lacelike (adj.)
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