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
Examples from the Web for weaving
Contemporary Examples of 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
January 6, 2015
Two hundred girls are weaving in and out of dirty alleys in the seaside slum of West Point, Liberia.Meet the Liberian Girls Beating Ebola
October 29, 2014
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
July 7, 2014
Weaving through this are only a handful of properly paved thoroughfares.Victims No More: Congo’s Badass Women Mechanics
June 6, 2014
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
March 13, 2014
Historical Examples of weaving
It is possible that this is one link in the chain of influence which she was weaving around them.Ester Ried Yet Speaking
Beyond was the ceaseless bellowing and stamping and weaving of the herds.A Woman Tenderfoot
Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
Have patience, therefore, till I shall have finished the web that I am weaving.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew
Josephine Preston Peabody
And why are you so busy, my pretty damsels, weaving these garlands?Maid Marian
Thomas Love Peacock
“The Ruler of Heaven has ordered me to look after my weaving,” said she.The Chinese Fairy Book
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.