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weave

weave

 
 
pronunciation:
wiv
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: weaves, weaving, wove, weaved, woven
definition 1: to make by passing threads or strips over and under each other.
She is weaving a beautiful rug.
 
similar words:
braid, twine, twist
definition 2: to create or form something by putting separate parts or ideas together.
He wove a story from several events in his life.
synonyms:
knit, make
similar words:
blend, build, combine, construct, fuse, mesh, unite
definition 3: to put into or include (usually followed by "in" or "into").
I am weaving a pattern into the cloth.He wove opinions into his speech.
synonyms:
incorporate, insert
similar words:
knit, lace, mesh, splice
definition 4: to spin, like spiders and larvae.
The spider weaves a web to catch insects.
synonyms:
spin
definition 5: to move from side to side with turns and twists.
She wove her way through the crowd.
synonyms:
zigzag
similar words:
snake, wind
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the pattern or construction of a fabric.
That cloth has a rough weave.
similar words:
construction, grain, pattern
Homophone Note
The word weave and the contraction we've ("we have") sound alike but have different meanings.
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