Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun loom

1 sense of loom

Sense 1
loom -- (a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile)
       => textile machine -- (a machine for making textiles)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb loom

4 senses of loom

Sense 1
loom -- (come into view indistinctly, often threateningly; "Another air plane loomed into the sky")
       => look, appear, seem -- (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time")

Sense 2
loom, tower, predominate, hulk -- (appear very large or occupy a commanding position; "The huge sculpture predominates over the fountain"; "Large shadows loomed on the canyon wall")
       => rise, lift, rear -- (rise up; "The building rose before them")

Sense 3
brood, hover, loom, bulk large -- (hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing; "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long")
       => hang -- (be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her")

Sense 4
loom -- (weave on a loom; "materials loomed in Egypt")
       => weave, tissue -- (create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; "tissue textiles")

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