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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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Rhymes 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

Sentences with 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 about 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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