verb (used with object), wove or especially for 5, weaved; wo·ven or wove; weav·ing.
verb (used without object), wove or especially for 9, weaved; wo·ven or wove; weav·ing.
Origin of weave
Synonyms for weave
Related Words for weavesew, incorporate, entwine, construct, compose, zigzag, knit, create, fuse, fabricate, twist, fold, intertwine, careen, snake, splice, introduce, braid, spin, loop
Examples from the Web for weave
Contemporary Examples of weave
I heard he helped you create Thanos, and weave him into the story.‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Filmmaker James Gunn on His Glorious Space Opera and Rise to the A-List
August 3, 2014
He compares himself to Scheherazade, whose survival was based on her ability to weave tale after tale.Confessions of a Death Camp Collaborator: Claude Lanzmann’s ‘The Last of the Unjust’
February 7, 2014
All of that material could weave through the game preparation chronology.The Night Vince Lombardi Lay Awake Brooding Over a 49-0 Win
January 25, 2014
Her favorite conceit is to weave unconnected news snippets into over-the-top fantasy sequences—some set in the future!Sarah Palin Serves Up a Healthy Serving of Venom in Her Christmas Book
November 16, 2013
Back in July, a whirling household appliance caught her by the weave.Ellen Sings ‘The Fox,’ Ride on an Eagle’s Wing & More Viral Videos
Julian E. Wright
September 21, 2013
Historical Examples of weave
She meant to weave some nice brushes, for the evening sweeping.Rico and Wiseli
And since it is your glory to weave, you and yours must weave forever.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew
Josephine Preston Peabody
Let your business still be poetry, but weave it out of life instead of words.Cleo The Magnificent
We cut with a knife, we pierce with an awl, we weave with a shuttle, we name with a name.Cratylus
So then you would counsel me to weave myself some sort of net?The Memorabilia
verb weaves, weaving, wove, weaved, woven or weaved
Word Origin for weave
Old English wefan "form by interlacing yarn" (class V strong verb; past tense wæf, past participle wefen), from Proto-Germanic *weban (cf. Old Norse vefa, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch, Dutch weven, Old High German weban, German weben "to weave"), from PIE *webh- "to weave;" also "to move quickly" (cf. Sanskrit ubhnati "he laces together," Persian baftan "to weave," Greek hyphe, hyphos "web," Old English webb "web").
Extended sense of "combine into a whole" is from late 14c.; meaning "go by twisting and turning" is first found 1590s. Sense in boxing is from 1818. Related: Wove; weaved; weaving.
"method or pattern of weaving," 1888, from weave (v.).