Synonyms for (noun) ply

Synonyms: ply

Definition: (usually in combinations) one of several layers of cloth or paper or wood as in plywood

Similar words: layer, bed

Definition: single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

Usage: slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach


Synonyms: ply

Definition: one of the strands twisted together to make yarn or rope or thread; often used in combination

Usage: three-ply cord; four-ply yarn

Similar words: strand

Definition: line consisting of a complex of fibers or filaments that are twisted together to form a thread or a rope or a cable

Synonyms for (verb) ply

Synonyms: ply

Definition: use diligently

Usage: ply your wits!

Similar words: use, utilise, utilize, employ, apply

Definition: put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

Usage: use your head!; we only use Spanish at home; I can't use this tool; Apply a magnetic field here; This thinking was applied to many projects; How do you utilize this tool?; I apply this rule to get good results; use the plastic bags to store the food; He doesn't know how to use a computer


Synonyms: cater, supply, provide, ply

Definition: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

Usage: The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

Similar words: give

Definition: transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

Usage: I gave her my money; can you give me lessons?; She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care


Synonyms: ply

Definition: wield vigorously

Usage: ply an axe

Similar words: handle, wield, manage

Definition: handle effectively

Usage: The burglar wielded an axe; The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well


Synonyms: ply

Definition: join together as by twisting, weaving, or molding

Usage: ply fabric

Similar words: join, bring together

Definition: cause to become joined or linked

Usage: join these two parts so that they fit together


Synonyms: ply, run

Definition: travel a route regularly

Usage: Ships ply the waters near the coast

Similar words: travel, trip, jaunt

Definition: make a trip for pleasure


Synonyms: ply

Definition: apply oneself diligently

Usage: Ply one's trade

Similar words: do, perform

Definition: get (something) done

Usage: I did my job