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Definition 1: pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric - [noun denoting artifact]

(weave is a kind of ...) a decorative or artistic work

"the coach had a design on the doors"

(... is a kind of weave ) a textile pattern of squares or crossed lines (resembling a checkerboard)

"she wore a skirt with checks"

(... is a kind of weave ) a weave in which warp threads never come together, leaving interstices in the fabric

(... is a kind of weave ) a basic style of weave in which the weft and warp threads intertwine alternately to produce a checkerboard effect

(... is a kind of weave ) a weave in which the filling and warp threads intersect in such a way as to give a smooth compact surface with no distinguishable twill line

(... is a kind of weave ) a weave used to produce the effect of parallel diagonal ribs

(weave is a part of ...) yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof

(weave is a part of ...) the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

Definition 2: interlace by or as if by weaving - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for weave in the sense of this definition

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

"The cord is all twisted"

(... is a kind of weave ) weave into plaits

"plait hair"

(... is a kind of weave ) weave together into a fabric or design

(... is a kind of weave ) twist or braid together, interlace

(... is a kind of weave ) variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors

"shoot cloth"

(... is a kind of weave ) interweave with tinsel

"tinseled velvet"

(... is a kind of weave ) form or weave into a braid or braids

"braid hair"

Definition 3: create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton - [verb of creation]

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

  • tissue textiles

Synonyms for weave in the sense of this definition

(weave is a kind of ...) make from scratch

(... is a kind of weave ) construct or form a web, as if by weaving

(... is a kind of weave ) weave on a loom

"materials loomed in Egypt"

(... is a kind of weave ) weave a design into (textiles)

(... is a kind of weave ) do lacework

"The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral"

(... is a kind of weave ) make by braiding or interlacing

"lace a tablecloth"

(... is a kind of weave ) weave diagonal lines into (textiles)

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

Definition 4: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course - [verb of motion]

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

  • the river winds through the hills
  • the path meanders through the vineyards
  • sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body

Synonyms for weave in the sense of this definition

(weave is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

(... is a kind of weave ) move along a winding path

"The army snaked through the jungle"

(weave has a similar meaning as ...) go via an indirect route or at no set pace

"After dinner, we wandered into town"

Definition 5: sway from side to side - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for weave in the sense of this definition

(weave is a kind of ...) move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner

"He swung back"

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