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English noun: weave

1. weave (artifact) pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric

Broader (hypernym)design, figure, pattern

Narrower (hyponym)check, open weave, plain weave, satin weave, taffeta weave, twill, twill weave

Part holonymfilling, pick, warp, weft, woof

English verb: weave

1. weave (contact) interlace by or as if by weaving


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

Broader (hypernym)distort, twine, twist

Narrower (hyponym)braid, inweave, plait, pleach, raddle, ruddle, shoot, tinsel


2. weave (creation) create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

SamplesTissue textiles.

ExamplesThey weave the cape


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)create from raw material, create from raw stuff

Narrower (hyponym)braid, brocade, lace, lace, loom, net, plait, twill, web

Domain categoryhandicraft

3. weave (motion) sway to and fro


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)sway, swing

4. weave (motion) to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

SamplesThe river winds through the hills.
The path meanders through the vineyards.
Sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body.

Synonymsmeander, thread, wander, wind

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

Narrower (hyponym)snake

Verb groupwander

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