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Meaning & Definition of Thread in English

English

Thread

/θrɛd/

noun

1. A fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

    synonym:
  • thread
  • ,
  • yarn

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • ribbon
  • ,
  • thread

3. 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"
    synonym:
  • train of thought
  • ,
  • thread

4. The raised helical rib going around a screw

    synonym:
  • screw thread
  • ,
  • thread

verb

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • weave
  • ,
  • wind
  • ,
  • thread
  • ,
  • meander
  • ,
  • wander

2. Pass a thread through

  • "Thread a needle"
    synonym:
  • thread

3. Remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string

  • "She had her eyebrows threaded"
    synonym:
  • thread

4. Pass through or into

  • "Thread tape"
  • "Thread film"
    synonym:
  • thread

5. Thread on or as if on a string

  • "String pearls on a string"
  • "The child drew glass beads on a string"
  • "Thread dried cranberries"
    synonym:
  • string
  • ,
  • thread
  • ,
  • draw

Examples of using

There's no red thread.
There's no red thread.
His life is hanging by a thread.