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
Over one of them the woven product passes as the loom is operated, while the other holds the unwoven warp.The Library of Work and Play: Home Decoration
Charles Franklin Warner
Her board was paid with two coverlets, spun, dyed, and woven by her own hands.Heroines of Service
Mary Rosetta Parkman
Very soon there was nothing between him and the now almost despairing couple but the woven wire springs.Bert Wilson at the Wheel
J. W. Duffield
The speaking-tube used was of woven material, not of rubber, and a pad of felt was kept in the tube near the diaphragm box.
Tie all ends, cut the woven sample away from the loom, and mount in note-book.Textiles
William H. Dooley
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.