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

4 senses of thread

Sense 1
thread, yarn -- (a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving)
       => cord -- (a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord")

Sense 2
ribbon, thread -- (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")
       => object, physical object -- (a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects")

Sense 3
train of thought, thread -- (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")
       => thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation -- (the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought")

Sense 4
screw thread, thread -- (the raised helical rib going around a screw)
       => rib -- (support resembling the rib of an animal)

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

5 senses of thread

Sense 1
weave, wind, thread, meander, wander -- (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")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 2
thread -- (pass a thread through; "thread a needle")
       => guide, run, draw, pass -- (pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers")

Sense 3
thread -- (remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string; "She had her eyebrows threaded")
       => extract, pull out, pull, pull up, take out, draw out -- (remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense; "pull weeds"; "extract a bad tooth"; "take out a splinter"; "extract information from the telegram")

Sense 4
thread -- (pass through or into; "thread tape"; "thread film")
       => guide, run, draw, pass -- (pass over, across, or through; "He ran his eyes over her body"; "She ran her fingers along the carved figurine"; "He drew her hair through his fingers")

Sense 5
string, thread, draw -- (thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

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