What does weave mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. weave(verb)

    pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric

  2. weave, interweave(verb)

    interlace by or as if by weaving

  3. weave, tissue(verb)

    create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

    "tissue textiles"

  4. waver, weave(verb)

    sway to and fro

  5. weave, wind, thread, meander, wander(verb)

    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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Weave(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [OE. weven, AS. wefan; akin to D. weven, G. weben, OHG. weban, Icel. vefa, Sw. vfva, Dan. vve, Gr. "yfai`nein, v., "y`fos web, Skr. ravbhi spider, lit., wool weaver. Cf. Waper, Waffle, Web, Weevil, Weft, Woof.]

  2. Weave(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [OE. weven, AS. wefan; akin to D. weven, G. weben, OHG. weban, Icel. vefa, Sw. vfva, Dan. vve, Gr. "yfai`nein, v., "y`fos web, Skr. ravbhi spider, lit., wool weaver. Cf. Waper, Waffle, Web, Weevil, Weft, Woof.]

  3. Weave(verb)

    to practice weaving; to work with a loom

    Etymology: [OE. weven, AS. wefan; akin to D. weven, G. weben, OHG. weban, Icel. vefa, Sw. vfva, Dan. vve, Gr. "yfai`nein, v., "y`fos web, Skr. ravbhi spider, lit., wool weaver. Cf. Waper, Waffle, Web, Weevil, Weft, Woof.]

  4. Weave(verb)

    to become woven or interwoven

    Etymology: [OE. weven, AS. wefan; akin to D. weven, G. weben, OHG. weban, Icel. vefa, Sw. vfva, Dan. vve, Gr. "yfai`nein, v., "y`fos web, Skr. ravbhi spider, lit., wool weaver. Cf. Waper, Waffle, Web, Weevil, Weft, Woof.]

  5. Weave(noun)

    a particular method or pattern of weaving; as, the cassimere weave

    Etymology: [OE. weven, AS. wefan; akin to D. weven, G. weben, OHG. weban, Icel. vefa, Sw. vfva, Dan. vve, Gr. "yfai`nein, v., "y`fos web, Skr. ravbhi spider, lit., wool weaver. Cf. Waper, Waffle, Web, Weevil, Weft, Woof.]

Freebase

  1. Weave

    In the Forgotten Realms campaign setting of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the Weave is the fundamental force of both arcane magic and divine magic, from which spellcasters draw their strength. It permeates the world, comparable to aether, the mystical substance. The Weave is the means by which raw magic is tapped into and used by casters. The Weave is the way in which magic presents itself to beings for their use, and it flows throughout the world, touching almost every corner or existence, with exception of dead magic zones. The Weave coexists with the Shadow Weave.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Weave

    wēv, v.t. to twine threads together: to unite threads in a loom to form cloth: to work into a fabric: to unite by intermixture: to construct, contrive.—v.i. to practise weaving:—pa.t. wōve, (rarely) weaved; pa.p. wōv′en.ns. Weav′er; Weav′er-bird, a family of Passerine birds resembling the finches, so called from their remarkably woven nests; Weav′ing, the act or art of forming a web or cloth by the intersecting of two distinct sets of fibres, threads, or yarns—those passing longitudinally from end to end of the web forming the warp, those crossing and intersecting the warp at right angles forming the weft. [A.S. wefan; Ice. vefa, Ger. weben; cog. with Gr. huppē, a web, huphainein, to weave.]

  2. Weave

    wēv, v.t. and v.i. (Spens.) waved, floated.

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'weave' in Verbs Frequency: #1057

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of weave in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of weave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of weave in a Sentence

  1. Augusta E. Rundell:

    Christmas--that magic blanket that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but always it will be a day of remembrance--a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved.

  2. Horace Mann:

    Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it.

  3. Sir Walter Scott:

    Oh, what tangled webs we weave, When we first practice to deceive.

  4. Sir Walter Scott, Marmion, Canto vi. Stanza 17.:

    Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive!

  5. Dean Phillips:

    It's our attempt to weave everything together in a single experience for our customers, customers don't distinguish AWS from Alexa from Amazon.com. It's Amazon.

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