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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

    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"

    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"

    yarn, screw thread, train of thought, ribbon

  4. screw thread, thread(verb)

    the raised helical rib going around a screw

    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"

    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"

    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"

    wander, wind, draw, string, meander, weave

  8. thread(verb)

    pass through or into

    "thread tape"; "thread film"

    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"

    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


  1. thread(noun)

    A long, thin and flexible form of material, generally with a round cross-section, used in sewing, weaving or in the construction of string.


  2. thread(noun)

    A theme or idea.


  3. thread(noun)

    A screw thread.


  4. thread(noun)

    A sequence of connections.


  5. thread(noun)

    The line midway between the banks of a stream.


  6. 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.


  7. thread(noun)

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


  8. thread(noun)


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. thread

    line, course, tenor, continuity

    deviation, divergence, aberration, solution, intermission, interruption

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. thread(n.)

    filament, fibre, staple, pile, small string

  2. thread(n.)

    course, tenor

  3. thread(v. a.)

    thrid, go through, pass through

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