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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


Synonymsinterweave


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


Broader (hypernym)distort, twine, twist


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


Antonymsunweave

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


SamplesTissue textiles.


ExamplesThey weave the cape


Synonymstissue


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


Synonymswaver


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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