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Definitions and Synonyms of lace | Another word for lace | What is lace?

Definition 1: a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns - [noun denoting artifact]

(lace is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

(... is a kind of lace ) fine lace with a raised or applique design

(... is a kind of lace ) lace having a square mesh

(... is a kind of lace ) a relatively coarse lace; made by weaving and knotting cords

(... is a kind of lace ) a handmade lace worked on a pillow with threads wound on bobbins; the pattern is marked out on the pillow by pins

(... is a kind of lace ) lace worked with a needle in a buttonhole stitch on a paper pattern

Definition 2: a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for lace in the sense of this definition

(lace is a kind of ...) a line made of twisted fibers or threads

"the bundle was tied with a cord"

(... is a kind of lace ) a long lace for fastening boots

(... is a kind of lace ) a lace used for fastening shoes

(... is part of lace) footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material

Definition 3: add alcohol to (beverages) - [verb of change]

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

  • the punch is spiked!

Synonyms for lace in the sense of this definition

(lace is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(lace belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 4: draw through eyes or holes - [verb of contact]

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

  • lace the shoelaces

Synonyms for lace in the sense of this definition

(lace is a kind of ...) fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord

"They tied their victim to the chair"

(... is a kind of lace ) lace again

"She relaced her boots"

(lace implies ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

Definition 5: spin, wind, or twist together - [verb of contact]

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

  • intertwine the ribbons
  • Twine the threads into a rope
  • intertwined hearts

Synonyms for lace in the sense of this definition

(lace is a kind of ...) form into a spiral shape

"The cord is all twisted"

(... is a kind of lace ) form into a wreath

(... is a kind of lace ) interlace to form wattle

(... is a kind of lace ) interlace the shoots of

"pleach a hedge"

(... is a kind of lace ) tangle or complicate

"a ravelled story"

(... is a kind of lace ) join by interweaving strands

"Splice the wires"

(lace has a similar meaning as ...) make by twisting together or intertwining

"twine a rope"

Definition 6: do lacework - [verb of creation]

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

  • The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral

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

"tissue textiles"

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

Definition 7: make by braiding or interlacing - [verb of creation]

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

  • lace a tablecloth

Synonyms for lace in the sense of this definition

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

"tissue textiles"

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

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