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Synonyms for loom
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loom(verb)

    a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile

  2. loom(verb)

    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, hulk(verb)

    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 large(verb)

    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. loom(verb)

    weave on a loom

    "materials loomed in Egypt"

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. loom

    Synonyms:
    glimmer, lower, gloam

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "loom":

    looms, looming

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How to use loom in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  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. Rig Veda:

    Wake up with one mind, my friends, and kindle the fire, you many who share the same nest. Make your thoughts harmonious stretch them on the loom make a ship whose oars will carry us across.

  4. Madam Chaiang Kai-shek:

    I go walking, and the hills loom above me, range upon range, one against the other. I cannot tell where one begins and another leaves off. But when I talk with God, He lifts me up where I can see clearly where everything has a distinct contour.

  5. 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.

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