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1. lace

verb. ['ˈleɪs'] spin,wind, or twist together.

Synonyms

  • interlace
  • tangle
  • enlace
  • intertwine
  • wattle
  • ravel
  • twist
  • twine
  • entwine
  • pleach
  • knot
  • plash
  • splice
  • wind
  • distort

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwist
  • untwine
  • unbraid

Etymology

  • las (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Lace

  • arianespace
  • {left-brace
  • left-brace
  • jonbenet's
  • }close-brace
  • worst-case
  • }right-brace
  • right-brace
  • disgrace
  • retrace
  • lambastes
  • embrace
  • degrace
  • incase
  • encase
  • deface
  • debase
  • trace
  • space
  • grace
  • frace
  • erase
  • efface
  • drace
  • crace
  • {brace
  • brace
  • apace
  • wace
  • vase

Example sentences of the word lace


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lay the lace trim or ribbon on your work surface with one long edge in front of you.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Every time you lace up your trainers, you’re making the conscious decision to stick with it.

Quotes containing the word lace


1. What can I do with my happiness? How can I keep it, conceal it, bury it where I may never lose it? I want to kneel as it falls over me like rain, gather it up with lace and silk, and press it over myself again.
- Anaïs Nin, Henry & June

2. His hand glides down my arm, folds over my hand. His fingers lace with mine, palms kissing. I can feel the fast thud of his heart through this single touch.
- Sophie Jordan, Firelight

3. I’d heard you were dead.”"I heard you wear a red lace corset,” I said matter-of-factly. “But I don’t believe every bit of nonsense that gets rumored about.
- Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear

2. silver-lace

noun. shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum.

Synonyms

  • Chrysanthemum ptarmiciflorum
  • genus Tanacetum
  • Tanacetum
  • composite plant
  • silver lace
  • Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum
  • composite

3. lace-flower_vine

noun. low-growing creeping perennial of Central America having deeply fringed white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Episcia.

Synonyms

  • Alsobia
  • flower
  • Episcia dianthiflora
  • genus Alsobia

4. lace

noun. ['ˈleɪs'] a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment).

Synonyms

  • shoestring
  • bootlace
  • shoe
  • shoe lace
  • lacing
  • shoe string
  • shoelace

Antonyms

  • entangle
  • snarl
  • unweave
  • unbend

Etymology

  • las (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. lace

verb. ['ˈleɪs'] do lacework.

Synonyms

  • weave

Antonyms

  • insulator
  • conductor

Etymology

  • las (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. lace

noun. ['ˈleɪs'] a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns.

Synonyms

  • cloth
  • Brussels lace
  • pillow lace
  • bobbin lace
  • needlepoint
  • textile
  • filet
  • fabric
  • material
  • macrame

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • artifact
  • arrange

Etymology

  • las (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. lace

verb. ['ˈleɪs'] draw through eyes or holes.

Synonyms

  • bind
  • fix
  • lace up
  • relace
  • secure
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • untie
  • smoothness
  • stay in place
  • lower

Etymology

  • las (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. lace

verb. ['ˈleɪs'] make by braiding or interlacing.

Synonyms

  • plait
  • braid
  • weave

Antonyms

  • unbodied
  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial

Etymology

  • las (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. lace

verb. ['ˈleɪs'] add alcohol to (beverages).

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • fortify

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • las (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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