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Definition 1: fasten by sewing; do needlework - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for sew in the sense of this definition

(sew is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

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

(... is a kind of sew ) make the last row of stitches when knitting

(... is a kind of sew ) make the first row of stitches when knitting

(... is a kind of sew ) sew

"tick a mattress"

(... is a kind of sew ) sew with hemstitches

"hemstitch a sleeve"

(... is a kind of sew ) sew together loosely, with large stitches

"baste a hem"

(... is a kind of sew ) sew a seam by folding the edges

(... is a kind of sew ) sew together very finely

(... is a kind of sew ) draw together into folds or puckers

(... is a kind of sew ) do backstitches

(... is a kind of sew ) sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches

(... is a kind of sew ) sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next

"overcast books"

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

"The cuff of the coat had been resewn"

(... is a kind of sew ) fold over and sew together to provide with a hem

"hem my skirt"

(sew implies ...) make contact or come together

"The two roads join here"

Definition 2: create (clothes) with cloth - [verb of creation]

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

  • Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?

Synonyms for sew in the sense of this definition

(sew is a kind of ...) make out of components (often in an improvising manner)

"She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"

(... is a kind of sew ) make by sewing together quickly

"run up a skirt"

(... is a kind of sew ) create by stitching together

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