Definitions of weave

  1. interlace as if weaving
  2. to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course; " the river winds through the hills"; " the path meanders through the vineyards"; " sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"
  3. of textiles; create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton
  4. sway to and fro
  5. pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric
  6. interlace by or as it by weaving
  7. create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; " tissue textiles"
  8. To unite, as threads of any kind, in such a manner as to form a texture; to entwine or interlace into a fabric; as, to weave wool, silk, etc.; hence, to unite by close connection or intermixture; to unite intimately.
  9. To form, as cloth, by interlacing threads; to compose, as a texture of any kind, by putting together textile materials; as, to weave broadcloth; to weave a carpet; hence, to form into a fabric; to compose; to fabricate; as, to weave the plot of a story.
  10. To practice weaving; to work with a loom.
  11. To become woven or interwoven.
  12. A particular method or pattern of weaving; as, the cassimere weave.
  13. To twist or interlace, as threads, together; form, as cloth, in a loom; compose, as a story.
  14. To practice making cloth with a loom; to become twisted together or interlaced.
  15. A special pattern made in a loom.
  16. To twine threads together: to unite threads in a loom to form cloth: to work into a fabric: to unite by intermixture.
  17. To practice weaving:- pa. t. wove, ( rarely) weaved; pa. p. woven.
  18. To practise weaving.
  19. To unite, as threads, to form a fabric: to make, as a fabric, out of threads.
  20. Wove.
  21. Woven.
  22. To entwine, as threads, in a loom; make, as a fabric, by this process.
  23. Weaver.
  24. To twine threads of any kind in such a manner as to form cloth; to entwine anything flexible; to unite by intermixture or close connection; to interpose; to insert.
  25. To practise weaving; to work with a loom.
  26. To form in a loom, as cloth; to unite by intermixture; to entwine; to work at the loom.

Usage examples for weave

  1. We weave hourly the web that is to bind us in the future. – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  2. Before they bring themselves to weave a new web, the old one has to be ruined beyond recognition. – The Life of the Spider by J. Henri Fabre
  3. It will buy silk gowns, and any spider can weave a fabric with which they can't begin to compete. – The Heritage of the Hills by Arthur P. Hankins
  4. Billie would almost rather not discover their identities in order to weave romances about them. – The Motor Maids by Rose, Shamrock and Thistle by Katherine Stokes
  5. Of what use was the machinery by which one man could weave as much cloth as a thousand a century before when there were as many ragged, shivering human beings as ever? – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  6. She would like to curl his hair, and weave garlands in it. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  7. When properly done, this motion will cause the skater to glide around in a circle, his feet moving in a most bewildering manner, while they weave a pretty grape- vine pattern on the ice. – Healthful Sports for Boys by Alfred Rochefort
  8. It was also a happy thought for him to weave so much of his poetry around the Arthurian legends. –  by
  9. For I am no longer able to weave the thread of my days without you, the fair counterpoises of the loom of my unhappy life. – Stories from Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile
  10. I'd a heap druther see you fillin' them slays an' a- fixin' up for to weave your pappy some shirts, than to see you a- whinin' 'roun' atter any chap on the top side er the yeth, let 'lone Tuck Peevy. – Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches by Joel Chandler Harris
  11. " To draw in color and light and perfume and sound, and to know you will be able to weave them together, and transform them, and give them out again with you in them, making them more strange, more wonderful. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  12. Everywhere Virginians began to spin and weave their own cloth. – The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783 by Virginia State Dept. of Education
  13. And even then never try to hide a theme in your melody as your own- follow Mr. Berlin's method, if you can, and weave it frankly into your music. – Writing for Vaudeville by Brett Page
  14. 8488. Do any of your people knit or weave? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  15. To sit and watch the two was an all- sufficient delight for him- sometimes withdrawing his mind from the present, to weave the web of his boy's future. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  16. And, it was during these long vacant hours that he began to weave curiously together all that he had ever heard of her and of her past; until, in the end, he accomplished something like a true restoration of her life- in the colour of his own emotions. – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  17. There was something moving in the basket, but the weave was close and he couldn't see through it. – Bolden's Pets by F. L. Wallace
  18. When do you expect to weave your first linen? – The Master-Knot of Human Fate by Ellis Meredith
  19. Ah, what a tangled web we weave - anyway, with what brains you have left choose me and send me some - many - patterns of this exact shade. – Vailima-Letters by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  20. Why when I wuz ten years old I could do any kind o' house wuck an' spin an' weave ter boot. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration