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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:

    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. 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. 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.

  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. Julian Wang:

    The data showed the signs of stabilisation, which is very encouraging, however, public sector investment and housing market are slowing down. So the challenges still loom quite large in the second half of the year.

  5. 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.


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