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 weaving
Inside the guild, men in caps and long gowns sit in twos, weaving together in small rooms.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Two hundred girls are weaving in and out of dirty alleys in the seaside slum of West Point, Liberia.
Video replay of the crash shows Chilton weaving his way through an exploding tide of debris.Prince Harry at Silverstone Grand Prix To See Lewis Hamilton Win|Tom Sykes|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Weaving through this are only a handful of properly paved thoroughfares.
Weaving in and out of fire ladders, Wilson says he tried, for the most part, to stay on the edge of the scene.Bad to the Drone: Amateur Flyer Appears at Harlem Wreckage|Abby Haglage|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was now so skilled in weaving that this was soon finished.An American Robinson Crusoe|Samuel. B. Allison
Spinning and weaving might have still been going on but for a big fire that destroyed the whole place.Normandy, Complete|Gordon Home
As a rule, each member of the family had a regularly allotted task for each day in spinning or weaving.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming
Nancy was weaving at the window—Mary had taught her, and she gave the impression, sitting there, of having looms in her blood.The Shield of Silence|Harriet T. Comstock
The name of the stranger was Gerhart Hauptmann, who came to study the conditions of the weaving districts.
verb weaves, weaving, wove, weaved, woven or weaved
Word Origin for weave
"method or pattern of weaving," 1888, from weave (v.).
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.