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Synonyms for thread

Synonyms for (noun) thread

Synonyms: screw thread, thread Definition: the raised helical rib going around a screw

Similar words: rib Definition: support resembling the rib of an animal

Synonyms: thread, yarn Definition: a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

Similar words: cord Definition: a line made of twisted fibers or threads Usage: the bundle was tied with a cord

Synonyms: thread, train of thought Definition: the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together Usage: I couldn't follow his train of thought; he lost the thread of his argument

Similar words: intellection, thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, mentation Definition: the process of using your mind to consider something carefully Usage: thinking always made him frown; she paused for thought

Synonyms: ribbon, thread Definition: any long object resembling a thin line Usage: a mere ribbon of land; the lighted ribbon of traffic; from the air the road was a grey thread; a thread of smoke climbed upward

Similar words: physical object, object Definition: a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow Usage: it was full of rackets, balls and other objects

Synonyms for (verb) thread

Synonyms: draw, string, thread Definition: thread on or as if on a string Usage: string pearls on a string; the child drew glass beads on a string; thread dried cranberries

Similar words: set up, arrange Definition: put into a proper or systematic order Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order

Synonyms: thread Definition: pass through or into Usage: thread tape; thread film

Similar words: pass, draw, run, guide Definition: pass over, across, or through Usage: He ran his eyes over her body; She ran her fingers along the carved figurine; He drew her hair through his fingers

Synonyms: thread Definition: remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string Usage: She had her eyebrows threaded

Similar words: extract, pull, pull out, pull up, draw out, take out Definition: remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense Usage: pull weeds; extract a bad tooth; take out a splinter; extract information from the telegram

Synonyms: thread Definition: pass a thread through Usage: thread a needle

Similar words: pass, draw, run, guide Definition: pass over, across, or through Usage: He ran his eyes over her body; She ran her fingers along the carved figurine; He drew her hair through his fingers

Synonyms: meander, wander, weave, wind, thread Definition: to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course Usage: the river winds through the hills; the path meanders through the vineyards; sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast