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
Related Words for wovesew, incorporate, entwine, construct, compose, zigzag, knit, create, fuse, fabricate, twist, fold, intertwine, careen, snake, splice, introduce, braid, spin, loop
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The woman ancestor kitchen-gardened, spun, wove, and nourished the poultry.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
Now, this dream of a poor girl, she wove it into the golden embroidery.The Dream
Year by year the secluded women of Athens wove a robe for Athene.The Truth About Woman
C. Gasquoine Hartley
That helplessness, which I felt rather than saw, wove into the warp of my love.Bardelys the Magnificent
But I did not get a good look at him as he wove to and fro behind the boat.Tales of Fishes
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.