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.
- weave bead,
- weave in and out,
- weaver finch,
- weaver's hitch
Origin of weave
Examples from the Web for 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|Marlow Stern|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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’|Jimmy So|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All of that material could weave through the game preparation chronology.The Night Vince Lombardi Lay Awake Brooding Over a 49-0 Win|W.C. Heinz|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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|Michelle Cottle|November 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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|DAILY BEAST
And who could possibly have taken the trouble to weave all this romance about me?Tony Butler|Charles James Lever
This new experience appeared to dignify their relation, and weave them together with a new strand.Dr. Heidenhoff's Process|Edward Bellamy
He pulled a few rushes from the margin, and began to weave a sort of basket.Charles Auchester, Volume 1 of 2|Elizabeth Sheppard
People who study economy from principle will never adopt anything extreme in weave, or color, or make.Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson
To go see Sasebo we have to walk along the flight deck, and weave in and out among all those planes, okay.Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal|Robert Sydney Bowen
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.).