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English verb: sew

1. sew (contact) fasten by sewing; do needlework

Synonymsrun up, sew together, stitch

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure

Narrower (hyponym)backstitch, baste, cast off, cast on, fell, finedraw, gather, hem, hemstitch, overcast, overcast, pucker, resew, retick, tack, tick, tuck

Entailconjoin, join

2. sew (creation) create (clothes) with cloth

SamplesCan the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?.

ExamplesThey sew the cape

Synonymstailor, tailor-make

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fashion, forge

Narrower (hyponym)quilt, run up

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