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Definition 1: trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for braid in the sense of this definition

(braid is a kind of ...) a decoration or adornment on a garment

"the trimming on a hat" "the trim on a shirt"

(... is a kind of braid ) ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform

(... is a kind of braid ) a narrow braid used as a decorative trimming

Definition 2: a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for braid in the sense of this definition

(braid is a kind of ...) the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)

(... is a kind of braid ) a braid of hair at the back of the head

(... is a kind of braid ) a plait of braided hair

Definition 3: form or weave into a braid or braids - [verb of contact]

Samples where braid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • braid hair

Synonyms for braid in the sense of this definition

(braid is a kind of ...) interlace by or as if by weaving

Definition 4: decorate with braids or ribbons - [verb of contact]

Samples where braid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • braid a collar

(braid is a kind of ...) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

"Decorate the room for the party" "beautify yourself for the special day"

Definition 5: make by braiding or interlacing - [verb of creation]

Samples where braid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lace a tablecloth

Synonyms for braid in the sense of this definition

(braid is a kind of ...) create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

"tissue textiles"

(braid belongs to category ...) a craft that requires skillful hands

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