Weave - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |wiːv|  American pronunciation of the word weave
Brit.  |wiːv|  British pronunciation of the word weave
irregular verb:  p.t. — wove  p.p. — woven

noun

- pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric

verb

- interlace by or as if by weaving (syn: interweave)
- create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton (syn: tissue)
- sway from side to side (syn: waver)
- to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course (syn: meander, thread, wander, wind)

Examples

She wove a basket for us.

She wove the story around a specific theme.

She wants to weave a scarf from this wool.

Science weaves phenomena into unity.

Fabrics with a close weave are ideal for painting.

Only a few of the women still weave.

She weaves a complicated plot of romance and intrigue.

Lori spotted them as they weaved their way through the tables.

The fabric was of a close weave.

smooth percale with a very tight weave

Oh, what a tangled web we weave

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: weave
he/she/it: weaves
present participle: weaving
past tense: wove
past participle: woven
noun
singular: weave
plural: weaves
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