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Synonyms for loom
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.6 / 5 votes

  1. loom

    Synonyms:
    glimmer, lower, gloam

    Antonyms:
    dwindle, pale, recede, fade, vanish, disappear

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. loomverb

    a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile

  2. loomverb

    come into view indistinctly, often threateningly

    "Another air plane loomed into the sky"

    Synonyms:
    tower, hulk, brood, predominate, bulk large, hover

  3. loom, tower, predominate, hulkverb

    appear very large or occupy a commanding position

    "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall"

    Synonyms:
    rule, tower, predominate, hulk, dominate, brood, hover, prevail, bulk large, reign

  4. brood, hover, loom, bulk largeverb

    hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

    "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"

    Synonyms:
    levitate, stew, hover, predominate, linger, bulk large, oscillate, sulk, dwell, pout, hatch, cover, hulk, vacillate, grizzle, incubate, vibrate, tower, brood

  5. loomverb

    weave on a loom

    "materials loomed in Egypt"

    Synonyms:
    tower, hulk, brood, predominate, bulk large, hover

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  1. List of paraphrases for "loom":

    looms, looming

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How to use loom in a sentence?

  1. Andreas Heiss:

    Prehistoric bakers produced so much more than just bread, a Late Bronze Age odd deposit from central European site Stillfried (Austria) yielded dough rings comparable to Italian tarallini, discovered together with a larger number of clay loom weights, likewise ring-shaped resulting in new insights into the material culture of food, symbolism, and diversity of dishes.

  2. Henry Ward Beecher:

    We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.

  3. Kallum Pickering:

    While the long-term risks to The United Kingdom potential growth from Brexit loom large, the prospect of a deal presents considerable upside potential for the The United Kingdom economy over the medium-term.

  4. Pascal Lee:

    The Apollo landing sites were all near the Moon’s equator, such that the Earth was almost directly overhead for the astronauts, but from the Philolaus skylights, Earth would loom just over the crater’s mountainous rim, near the horizon to the southeast.

  5. Gary Lynch:

    If people are more comfortable inside their shelter, then they are more likely to use it and not have a problem waiting out the dangerous elements that could loom outside.


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