- to make (a fabric), esp. on a loom, by interlacing threads or yarns
- to form (threads) into a fabric
- to construct in the mind or imagination
- to work (details, incidents, etc.) into a story, poem, etc.
- to make by interlacing twigs, straw, rush, wicker, etc.: to weave baskets
- to twist or interlace (straw, wicker, etc.) so as to form something
- to twist or interlace (something) into, through, or among: to weave flowers into one's hair
- to make or spin (a web): said of spiders, etc.
- to cause (a vehicle, etc.) to move from side to side or in and out
- to make (one's way) by moving in this fashion
Origin of weaveMiddle English weven from Old English wefan, akin to Old Norse vefa, German weben from Indo-European an unverified form webh- (from source Classical Greek hyph?) from base an unverified form (a)we-, to plait, weave
- to do weaving; make cloth
- to move from side to side or in and out: weaving through traffic
- a method, manner, or pattern of weaving: a cloth of English weave
- the interlacing of strands of natural or synthetic hair with a person's own hair, as to create a longer or fuller stylein full hair weave