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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "thread":

    subprocess, sub-process, threads, threading, yarn, fil, wire, hilo, filleting, sewing, denominator, nit, threaded, son, string, fillet, cord

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Thread":

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How to say thread in sign language?

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How to use thread in a sentence?

  1. Gracie Yoo:

    With the support of some of my friends and the Auntie Squad donating sewing machines, fabric, thread and elastic, I personally send out things to my students every week. And then I do a self-stamped envelope to different organizations that they send those masks to. We have sent 100 masks to First Nations.

  2. Richard Aboulafia:

    I gave a presentation in January where I said it was about a 65 % chance, now it's still in our forecasts, but it's hanging by a thread.

  3. Jesse Louis 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.

  4. Leo Tolstoy:

    I know that most men, including those at ease with problems of the greatest complexity, can seldom accept even the simplest and most obvious truth if it be such as would oblige them to admit the falsity of conlusions which they have delighted in explaining to colleages, which they have proudly taught to others, and which they have woven, thread by thread, into the fabric of their lives.

  5. 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.


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