Definitions for thread

Definitions for (noun) thread

Main entry: screw thread, thread

Definition: the raised helical rib going around a screw

Main entry: thread, yarn

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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Definitions for (verb) thread

Main entry: 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

Main entry: thread

Definition: pass through or into

Usage: thread tape; thread film

Main entry: thread

Definition: remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string

Usage: She had her eyebrows threaded

Main entry: thread

Definition: pass a thread through

Usage: thread a needle

Main entry: 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

Visual thesaurus for thread