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Meaning of woven by Wiktionary Dictionary


    Example of woven


    • IPA: /ˈwəʊvn/
    • Rhymes: -əʊvən


    woven ( not comparable )

    1. Fabricated by weaving .
      Woven kevlar is tough enough to be bulletproof .
    2. Interlaced
      The woven words of the sonnet were deep and moving .



    1. Past participle of weave
      The spider had woven her web on a corner of the attic .

Explanation of woven by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. made or constructed by interlacing threads or strips of material or other elements into a whole

    2. woven fabrics
      woven baskets
      the incidents woven into the story
      folk songs woven into a symphony

    Definition of woven by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Weave ( wēv ), v. t. [imp. Wove ( wōv ); p. p. Woven ( wōv'n ), Wove; p. pr. & vb. n. Weaving. The regular imp. & p. p. Weaved ( wēvd ), is rarely used.] [OE. weven, AS. wefan; akin to D. weven, G. weben, OHG. weban, Icel. vefa, Sw. väfva, Dan. væve, Gr. ὑφαίνειν, v., ὕφος web, Skr. ūrṇavābhi spider, lit., wool weaver. Cf. Waper, Waffle, Web, Weevil, Weft, Woof.]

      1. To unite, as threads of any kind, in such a manner as to form a texture; to entwine or interlace into a fabric; as, “to weave wool, silk, etc”.; hence, to unite by close connection or intermixture; to unite intimately.

      This weaves itself, perforce, into my business. Shak.

      That in their green shops weave the smooth-haired silk

      To deck her sons. Milton.

      And for these words, thus woven into song. Byron.

      2. To form, as cloth, by interlacing threads; to compose, as a texture of any kind, by putting together textile materials; as, “to weave broadcloth; to weave a carpet”; hence, to form into a fabric; to compose; to fabricate; as, “to weave the plot of a story”.

      When she weaved the sleided silk. Shak.

      Her starry wreaths the virgin jasmin weaves. Ld. Lytton.

    2. Woven p. p. of Weave.

      Woven paper, or Wove paper, writing paper having an even, uniform surface, without watermarks.