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English noun: lace

1. lace (artifact) a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)


Synonymslacing


Broader (hypernym)cord


Narrower (hyponym)bootlace, shoe lace, shoe string, shoelace, shoestring


Part meronymshoe

2. lace (artifact) a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns


Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile


Narrower (hyponym)bobbin lace, Brussels lace, filet, macrame, needlepoint, pillow lace, point lace


English verb: lace

1. lace (contact) spin,wind, or twist together


SamplesIntertwine the ribbons.
Twine the threads into a rope.
Intertwined hearts.


Synonymsenlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, twine


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)distort, twine, twist


Narrower (hyponym)knot, plash, pleach, ravel, splice, tangle, wattle, wind, wreathe


Verb grouptwine


Antonymsuntwine

2. lace (creation) make by braiding or interlacing


SamplesLace a tablecloth.


Synonymsbraid, plait


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)tissue, weave


Domain categoryhandicraft

3. lace (creation) do lacework


SamplesThe Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral.


ExamplesThey lace the cape


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)tissue, weave


Domain categoryhandicraft

4. lace (contact) draw through eyes or holes


SamplesLace the shoelaces.


Synonymslace up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bind, tie


Narrower (hyponym)relace


Entailfasten, fix, secure

5. lace (change) add alcohol to (beverages)


SamplesThe punch is spiked!.


Synonymsfortify, spike


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation









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