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The Meaning of thread

  • (n.) A very small twist of flax, wool, cotton, silk, or other fibrous substance, drawn out to considerable length; a compound cord consisting of two or more single yarns doubled, or joined together, and twisted.
  • (n.) A filament, as of a flower, or of any fibrous substance, as of bark; also, a line of gold or silver.
  • (n.) The prominent part of the spiral of a screw or nut; the rib. See Screw, n., 1.
  • (n.) Fig.: Something continued in a long course or tenor; a,s the thread of life, or of a discourse.
  • (n.) Fig.: Composition; quality; fineness.
  • (v. t.) To pass a thread through the eye of; as, to thread a needle.
  • (v. t.) To pass or pierce through as a narrow way; also, to effect or make, as one's way, through or between obstacles; to thrid.
  • (v. t.) To form a thread, or spiral rib, on or in; as, to thread a screw or nut.

Synonyms

recital , yarn , narration , screw thread , train of thought , ribbon , laurel wreath , medal , decoration , palm , typewriter ribbon , medallion , 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 , tie , take in , string up , suck up , attract , get , quarter , pass , withdraw , depict , guide , describe , draw in , suck , pull in , delineate , make , soak up , pull , get out , take out , disembowel , sop up , puff , reap , string along , imbibe , draw and quarter , drag , pull out , draw off , line , run , force , trace , absorb , pull back , take up , eviscerate , travel , go , move , locomote

Rhymes

abed , aforesaid , ahead , airhead , arrowhead , bankhead , beachhead , bed , bedspread , behead , blockhead , bloodshed , bobsled , bread , bred , bridgehead , broadhead , bulkhead , bullhead , coed , copperhead , dead , deadhead , deathbed , dragonhead , dread , drumhead , ed , egghead , embed , farmstead , fed , figurehead , flathead , fled , fred , freda , ged , gingerbread , godhead , hampstead , hardhead , head , hollingshead , homestead , horsehead , hotbed , imbed , inbred , infrared , instead , lead , led , letterhead , loggerhead , marblehead , masthead , med , misread , ned , overhead , pled , purebred , read , reade , red , redd , redhead , retread , riverhead , roundhead , said , shed , shred , skinhead , sled , spearhead , sped , spread , stead , steelhead , sudafed , ted , thickhead , thoroughbred , tread , unread , unsaid , unwed , warhead , watershed , wed , wellhead , whitehead , widespread , woodshed , zed , armstead , biomed , bled , brodhead , calfed , dred , featherbed , flatbed , interbred , jed , misled , newlywed , numed , overfed , cornbread , dredd , nedd , riverbed , sayed , schwed , seabed , sffed , shead , shedd , sledd , swed , szwed , trailhead , unted , wedd , wehde