Thesaurus

weaves

verb
present tense third-person singular of weave

Synonyms & Antonyms of weaves

1 to cause to twine about one another
  • as they have for the past two centuries, crafters continue to weave osiers into the distinctive baskets that are the island's trademark

Synonyms for weaves

Words Related to weaves

Near Antonyms for weaves

2 to scatter or set here and there among other things
  • a political commentator who slyly weaves lies into the truth

Synonyms for weaves

Words Related to weaves

3 to move suddenly aside or to and fro
  • a van weaving through traffic with reckless speed

Synonyms for weaves

Words Related to weaves

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about weaves

Cite this Entry

“Weaves.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/weaves. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on weaves

Nglish: Translation of weaves for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of weaves for Arabic Speakers

Comments on weaves

What made you want to look up weaves? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!