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 woven
Contemporary Examples of woven
His Oxford shirts and matching boxers are, needless to say, woven.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech
January 6, 2015
Woven into the very fabric of its characters, Masters uses sex to broach bigger topics.What Porn Stars Find Sexy on TV: From ‘Game of Thrones’ to ‘Deadliest Catch’
September 20, 2014
But woven throughout the collection were the beautiful scarves used in a variety of ways.Art Takes the Runway at Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2014 London Fashion Week
February 17, 2014
Its chain is woven with leather, giving the bag, as Woolstenhulme describes it, an “evening, glamour look.”Concealed Carry Handbags: An Evening Bag for Your Gun?
October 15, 2013
This tapestry was woven in Flanders in about 1500 for a noble French client.Unicorn, the Luxury Meat
July 16, 2013
Historical Examples of woven
They are woven all over with lichens, and the blackberry binds them fast.Tiverton Tales
The genii of the East have woven this banner from the rays of benignant stars.Leila, Complete
It was the trap, ever the trap, the fear of it lurking deep in the life of him, woven into the fibre of him.White Fang
Of this warp and woof have all the strange patterns of Spanish life been woven.Rosinante to the Road Again
John Dos Passos
It may be sold by the spinner to the weaver or it may be woven in the mill in which it is spun.The Fabric of Civilization
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.