The definition of a web is something formed by weaving or is short for the World Wide Web.(noun)
Web is defined as to cover or trap.(verb)
An example of to web is for a spider to catch bugs for food.
See web in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE webb, akin to ON vefr, OHG weppi < IE *webh-, to weave
See web in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English; see webh- in Indo-European roots. Usage Note: The word Web is usually capitalized when referring to the World Wide Web: Many sites on the Web have information about used cars. In this use, however, the word is increasingly found lowercase, and this usage may become dominant. See Usage Note at website.
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