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Synonyms for thread
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. thread, yarn(noun)

    a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

    Synonyms:
    recital, yarn, narration, screw thread, train of thought, ribbon

  2. ribbon, thread(noun)

    any long object resembling a thin line

    "a mere ribbon of land"; "the lighted ribbon of traffic"; "from the air the road was a grey thread"; "a thread of smoke climbed upward"

    Synonyms:
    laurel wreath, screw thread, yarn, medal, decoration, palm, typewriter ribbon, ribbon, medallion, train of thought

  3. train of thought, thread(noun)

    the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together

    "I couldn't follow his train of thought"; "he lost the thread of his argument"

    Synonyms:
    yarn, screw thread, train of thought, ribbon

  4. screw thread, thread(verb)

    the raised helical rib going around a screw

    Synonyms:
    yarn, screw thread, train of thought, ribbon

  5. weave, wind, thread, meander, wander(verb)

    to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

    "the river winds through the hills"; "the path meanders through the vineyards"; "sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"

    Synonyms:
    rove, vagabond, wind, meander, nose, hoist, wrap, twist, range, stray, string, roll, lift, twine, scent, cast, cheat, wreathe, wander, tissue, divagate, curve, digress, swan, wind up, tramp, cheat on, interweave, draw, betray, ramble, cuckold, drift, waver, weave, roam

  6. thread(verb)

    pass a thread through

    "thread a needle"

    Synonyms:
    wander, wind, draw, string, meander, weave

  7. thread(verb)

    remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string

    "She had her eyebrows threaded"

    Synonyms:
    wander, wind, draw, string, meander, weave

  8. thread(verb)

    pass through or into

    "thread tape"; "thread film"

    Synonyms:
    wander, wind, draw, string, meander, weave

  9. string, thread, draw(verb)

    thread on or as if on a string

    "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"

    Synonyms:
    tie, take in, string up, suck up, wind, meander, attract, get, quarter, pass, withdraw, depict, guide, describe, string, draw in, suck, pull in, delineate, make, soak up, cast, pull, get out, take out, wander, disembowel, sop up, puff, reap, string along, imbibe, draw and quarter, drag, pull out, draw, draw off, line, run, force, trace, absorb, weave, pull back, take up, eviscerate

Wiktionary

  1. thread(noun)

    Synonyms:
    topic

  2. thread(noun)

    To put thread through.

    thread a needle

    Synonyms:
    topic

  3. thread(noun)

    To pass (through a narrow constriction or around a series of obstacles).

    I think I can thread my way through here, but it’s going to be tight.

    Synonyms:
    topic

  4. thread(noun)

    A screw thread.

    Synonyms:
    topic

  5. thread(noun)

    A sequence of connections.

    Synonyms:
    topic

  6. thread(noun)

    The line midway between the banks of a stream.

    Synonyms:
    topic

  7. thread(noun)

    A unit of execution, lighter in weight than a process, generally expected to share memory and other resources with other threads executing concurrently.

    Synonyms:
    topic

  8. thread(noun)

    A series of messages, generally grouped by subject, all but the first replies to previous messages in the thread.

    Synonyms:
    topic

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. thread

    Synonyms:
    line, course, tenor, continuity

    Antonyms:
    deviation, divergence, aberration, solution, intermission, interruption

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. thread(n.)

    Synonyms:
    filament, fibre, staple, pile, small string

  2. thread(n.)

    Synonyms:
    course, tenor

  3. thread(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    thrid, go through, pass through

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. thread(n)

    Synonyms:
    filament, fibre, stamen, staple, pile, raveling, lint, warp, woof, thrum

  2. thread(v)

    Synonyms:
    thrid

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Thread":

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Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use thread in a sentence?

  1. Henri Estienne:

    Human life is a continuous thread which each of us spins to his own pattern, rich and complex in meaning. There are no natural knots in it. Yet knots form, nearly always in adolescence.

  2. Benjamin Vernot:

    Mitochondrial DNA is only inherited from the mother, it's only one tiny thread of your ancestry and you lose a lot of complexity. If you look at the nuclear genomes of humans, Neanderthals or Denisovans, you can calculate how they were related and how many there were at a given time.

  3. Nick Maroutsos:

    We believe the Fed is trying to thread the needle, balancing market jitters about slowing global growth with robust consumer spending and a strong job market in the U.S., in other words, by cutting just 25 bps, the Fed is trying to bolster market confidence while also keeping some dry powder in reserve in case of an economic shock.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Love is an inter-dimensional chrono-relationship, having a quantum thread of memories between lives going to infinity of eternity. No matter what the timing of life is, love never dies to the end.

  5. David Harris:

    They all have different goals and objectives based on their interests and health status. But if I were to pick a common thread it is the following: the need to de-stress through workouts that challenge their neurological, cardiovascular and muscular systems, popular trends are self-limiting exercises, ones that you can use your body as leverage and resistance against yourself.

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