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