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English noun: braid

1. braid (body) a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair


Synonymsplait, tress, twist


Broader (hypernym)coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle


Narrower (hyponym)pigtail, queue

2. braid (artifact) trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains


Synonymsbraiding, gold braid


Broader (hypernym)passementerie, trim, trimming


Narrower (hyponym)aglet, aiglet, aiguilette, soutache


English verb: braid

1. braid (creation) make by braiding or interlacing


SamplesLace a tablecloth.


Synonymslace, plait


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)tissue, weave


Domain categoryhandicraft

2. braid (contact) decorate with braids or ribbons


SamplesBraid a collar.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament

3. braid (contact) form or weave into a braid or braids


SamplesBraid hair.


ExamplesThey braid their hair


Synonymspleach


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)interweave, weave


Antonymsunbraid









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