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Synonyms for sew
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sew, run up, sew together, stitch(verb)

    fasten by sewing; do needlework

    Synonyms:
    tailor-make, sew together, hoist, stitch, run up, chalk up, tailor

  2. sew, tailor, tailor-make(verb)

    create (clothes) with cloth

    "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"

    Synonyms:
    tailor-make, sew together, customize, customise, custom-make, stitch, run up, cut, tailor, orient

Wiktionary

  1. sew(verb)

    Synonyms:
    stitch

  2. sew(verb)

    To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through (pieces of fabric) in order to join them together.

    Balls were first made of grass or leaves held together by strings, and later of pieces of animal skin sewn together and stuffed with feathers or hay.

    Synonyms:
    stitch

  3. sew(verb)

    To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through pieces of fabric in order to join them together.

    Synonyms:
    stitch

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sew

    Synonyms:
    heal, join, mend, reunite, secure, solder, stitch, unite, weld

    Antonyms:
    break, burst, cleave, lacerate, mangle, rend, rip, rive, rupture, sever, slit, sunder, tear

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sew(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    work with needle and thread

  2. sew(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    stitch, BASTE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sew(v)

    Synonyms:
    stitch, baste

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    suture, stitch

How to pronounce sew?

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Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say sew in sign language?

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How to use sew in a sentence?

  1. Robert Oxton Bolt:

    Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads, which sew people together through the years.

  2. Kristina Wong:

    I was like' I can do this. I can sew.' I just sort of refuse to believe that we're powerless in these situations, i made my first mask on March 20th. I posted on my Facebook page' If you are immunocompromised or don't have access to masks, I'll make you a mask. Just reimburse me $ 5 for postage.'.

  3. Elizabeth Barrett Browning:

    The works of women are symbolical. We sew, sew, prick our fingers, dull our sight, producing what? A pair of slippers, sir, to put on when you're weary -- or a stool. To stumble over and vex you... curse that stool! Or else at best, a cushion, where you lean and sleep, and dream of something we are not, but would be for your sake. Alas, alas! This hurts most, this... that, after all, we are paid the worth of our work, perhaps.

  4. Shahid Siddiqui:

    When she died, the brother was asked to put her in a bag, sew it and carry her to the morgue, and put her there. Nobody was there to help them.

  5. Theresa Lim:

    I had my craft supplies with me so I thought, 'why not try to sew it as a form of photograph,' and after that, I realized I really enjoyed this process so I kept doing it.


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