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
Examples from the Web for wove
Texas Senator Ted Cruz wove a refrain into his speech that “morning is coming.”
“The web she wove snared her a long time before she entered the courtroom,” he says.
Harrison wove his way through them wondering where the hundreds of such evangelists had come from so suddenly.The Sword|Frank Quattrocchi
Gillette, as most American theater-goers know, wove a love interest into the strenuous life of the famous detective.Charles Frohman: Manager and Man|Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
These Indians wore garments of bark, which they wove like cloths, and then drew on like coats of mail.The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)|Max Duncker
The woman ancestor kitchen-gardened, spun, wove, and nourished the poultry.The Spenders|Harry Leon Wilson
The stamps were printed on the wove paper then in use and perforated 12 in the usual manner.The Stamps of Canada|Bertram Poole
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.