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weave

weave

 
 
pronunciation:
wiv
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: weaves, weaving, wove, weaved, woven
definition 1: to make (fabric, baskets, or the like) by passing threads or strips over and under each other; interlace.
 
synonyms:
interlace, loom
similar words:
braid, cane, intertwine, plait, twine, twist, wreathe
definition 2: to create or form by combining elements into a whole.
He wove a plot from several biographical details.
synonyms:
compose, knit, make
similar words:
blend, build, combine, construct, entwine, fabricate, fuse, intertwine, interweave, mesh, unite
definition 3: to insert or interlace (usu. fol. by in or into).
I am weaving a pattern into the fabric.He wove advertisements into his speech.
synonyms:
incorporate, insert, interweave
similar words:
entwine, interlace, intertwine, knit, lace, mesh, splice
definition 4: of spiders and larvae, to spin (a web).
synonyms:
spin
definition 5: to move (something) from side to side in a zigzag fashion.
She weaved her way through the crowd.
synonyms:
zigzag
similar words:
snake, wind
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to make something, such as fabric or baskets, by passing threads or strips over and under each other.
definition 2: to move or travel from side to side in a zigzag course.
He weaved through the trees at top speed.
synonyms:
zigzag
similar words:
dodge, meander, snake, wind
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the pattern or construction of a fabric.
a coarse weave
synonyms:
fabric, texture
similar words:
construction, grain, pattern, woof
Homophone Note
The word weave and the contraction we've ("we have") sound alike but have different meanings.
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