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Synonyms for sew

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  1. sewverb


  2. sewverb

    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.


  3. sewverb

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


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sew

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sew, run up, sew together, stitchverb

    fasten by sewing; do needlework

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

  2. sew, tailor, tailor-makeverb

    create (clothes) with cloth

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sewverb

    work with needle and thread

  2. sewverb

    stitch, BASTE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sewverb

    stitch, baste

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sew":

    suture, stitch

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How to use sew in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Isabella Appell:

    She would do homework or study until 10 or 11 at night, and then would cut and sew until two or three in the morning and start the whole process over again early the next morning, when she finds something she believes in, she gives it everything she has, and she is dedicated to this cause like nothing we've seen before.

  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. Robert Oxton Bolt:

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

  5. 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.'.

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