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Synonyms for thread

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. threadnoun


  2. threadnoun

    To put thread through.

    thread a needle


  3. threadnoun

    A theme or idea.

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


  4. threadnoun

    A screw thread.


  5. threadnoun

    A sequence of connections.


  6. threadnoun

    The line midway between the banks of a stream.


  7. threadnoun

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


  8. threadnoun

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


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.3 / 3 votes

  1. thread

    line, course, tenor, continuity

    deviation, divergence, aberration, solution, intermission, interruption

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. thread, yarnnoun

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

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

  2. ribbon, threadnoun

    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"

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

  3. train of thought, threadnoun

    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"

    yarn, screw thread, train of thought, ribbon

  4. screw thread, threadverb

    the raised helical rib going around a screw

    yarn, screw thread, train of thought, ribbon

  5. weave, wind, thread, meander, wanderverb

    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"

    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. threadverb

    pass a thread through

    "thread a needle"

    wander, wind, draw, string, meander, weave

  7. threadverb

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

    "She had her eyebrows threaded"

    wander, wind, draw, string, meander, weave

  8. threadverb

    pass through or into

    "thread tape"; "thread film"

    wander, wind, draw, string, meander, weave

  9. string, thread, drawverb

    thread on or as if on a string

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

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. threadnoun

    filament, fibre, staple, pile, small string

  2. threadnoun

    course, tenor

  3. threadverb

    thrid, go through, pass through

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. threadnoun

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

  2. threadverb


Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Thread":

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  1. Henry M. Jackson:

    America is not like a blanket -- one piece of unbroken cloth, the same color, the same texture, the same size. America is more like a quilt -- many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven and held together by a common thread.

  2. Proverb:

    A thread will tie an honest man better than a chain a rogue

  3. 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.

  4. Leonid Volkov:

    Alexey Navalny is now in the colony, Alexey Navalny life hanging on a thread, alexey Navalny has been on a hunger strike for several weeks now, demanding medical attention. Alexey Navalny condition is critical, and we do not know how much longer Alexey Navalny can hold out. But it is clear that we do not have time.

  5. Healthcare Garth Graham:

    We’re thinking about how to thread the needle in terms of essential conversations and information that people might have.

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