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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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