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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

How to pronounce thread?

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How to say thread in sign language?

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How to use thread in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Craig Cooning:

    There doesn’t seem to be a common core or thread that runs through it, The critical thing is to find our niche and extrapolate and exploit it ... We're not going to do everything, soup to nuts.

  3. Robbie Collin:

    It's the most exciting press conference I have been at, I think. Cannes isn't known for its revelatory press conferences but that felt like a weird cinematic event in itself, what remains fascinating about Godard and his work, is that is he is the only director in competition so far, possibly the only one in the entire festival, whose films defy being chewed over in the course of a tweet or a thread of tweets.

  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. 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.


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