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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

How to pronounce loom?

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How to say loom in sign language?

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How to use loom in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Le Drian:

    The situation in Middle East is explosive, violence is doing the talking, war could loom, the president of the republic has decided to take all necessary political initiatives.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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