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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sew, run up, sew together, stitch(verb)

    fasten by sewing; do needlework

  2. sew, tailor, tailor-make(verb)

    create (clothes) with cloth

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


  1. sew(Verb)

    To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through (pieces of fabric) in order to join them together.

    Balls were first made of grass or leaves held together by strings, and later of pieces of animal skin sewn together and stuffed with feathers or hay.

  2. sew(Verb)

    To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through pieces of fabric in order to join them together.

  3. Origin: siwian, from siwjanan, from sīw-. Cognate with Danish sy, Russian шить, Swedish sy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sew(noun)

    juice; gravy; a seasoned dish; a delicacy

  2. Sew(verb)

    to follow; to pursue; to sue

  3. Sew(verb)

    to unite or fasten together by stitches, as with a needle and thread

  4. Sew(verb)

    to close or stop by ssewing; -- often with up; as, to sew up a rip

  5. Sew(verb)

    to inclose by sewing; -- sometimes with up; as, to sew money in a bag

  6. Sew(verb)

    to practice sewing; to work with needle and thread

  7. Sew(verb)

    to drain, as a pond, for taking the fish

  8. Origin: [See Sue to follow.]

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