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thread

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of thread

  1. 1 a thin, flexible structure that resembles a hair <the unwary bug was snared in the sticky threads of the spider's web> Synonyms bristle, fiber, filament, hairRelated Words microfiber; cord, rope, string, wire, yarn; fuzz, tuft

  2. 2 threads pl  covering for the human body <a number of people at the prom complimented me on my “nice threads”> Synonyms apparel, attire, clobber [British slang], clothes, costumery, dress, duds, garments, gear, habiliment(s), habit [archaic], rags, raiment, rig, rigging, threads, toggery, togs, vestiary, vestments, vesture, wear, wearables, weedsRelated Words garderobe, wardrobe; array, bravery, caparison, finery, gaiety (also gayety), glad rags, pretties, regalia, trim; foofaraw, frippery, gaudery, tawdry, trumpery [archaic]; tatters; costume, ensemble, frock, garb, getup, guise, livery, outfit; civvies (also civies), mufti; couture, prêt-à-porter (or pret-a-porter), ready-to-wear, tailoring; activewear, loungewear, outerwear, playwear, sportswear; nightclothes, sleepwear, smallclothes, underclothes, underwear; haberdashery, menswear




thread

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of thread

  1. 1 to scatter or set here and there among other things <this history book threads excerpts from the diaries of pioneer women into its account of the settlement of the West> Synonyms interlace, intersperse, interweave, lace, salt, weave, wreathe Related Words insert, intermingle, mingle, mix; alternate, juxtapose; amalgamate, assimilate, blend, combine, commingle, embody, fuse, incorporate, integrate, merge

  2. 2 to put together into a series by means of or as if by means of a thread <the reporter threaded his newspaper articles about the basketball team into a book that was essentially a chronicle of their championship season> Synonyms concatenate, string Related Words chain, connect, join, link, unite; interlace, intersperse, intertwine, interweave, lace, weave, wreathe





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