wove

[ wohv ]
/ woʊv /

verb

a simple past tense and past participle of weave.

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Definition for wove (2 of 2)

weave
[ weev ]
/ wiv /

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.

noun

a pattern of or method for interlacing yarns.

Origin of weave

before 900; Middle English weven, Old English wefan; cognate with German weben, Old Norse vefa; see web

OTHER WORDS FROM weave

out·weave, verb (used with object), out·wove, out·wo·ven, or out·wove, out·weav·ing.re·weave, verb, re·wove, re·wo·ven or re·wove, re·weav·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for wove (1 of 2)

wove
/ (wəʊv) /

verb

a past tense of weave

British Dictionary definitions for wove (2 of 2)

weave
/ (wiːv) /

verb weaves, weaving, wove, weaved, woven or weaved

noun

the method or pattern of weaving or the structure of a woven fabric

Derived forms of weave

weaving, noun

Word Origin for weave

Old English wefan; related to Old High German weban, Old Norse vefa, Greek hyphos, Sanskrit vābhis; compare web, weevil, wasp
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