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1. plain

adjective. ['ˈpleɪn'] clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment.

Synonyms

  • unmistakable
  • evident
  • obvious
  • manifest
  • apparent

Antonyms

  • indirect discourse
  • check out
  • check in
  • punch in

Etymology

  • plain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • planum (Latin)
  • plainer (Anglo-Norman)
  • pleyn (English)

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  • preconceive
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  • satanjeev
  • misperceive
  • disbelieve
  • vancleve
  • tel-aviv
  • maharive
  • interweave
  • interleave
  • sanjiv
  • retrieve
  • reprieve
  • mccleave
  • conceive
  • relieve
  • receive
  • rajiv
  • perceive
  • laneve
  • geneve
  • deceive
  • believe
  • aggrieve
  • stieve
  • steve
  • sleeve
  • shreve
  • shreeve
  • naive

Example sentences of the word plain-weave


1. Noun Phrase
A plain weave will produce simple, everyday fabrics.

2. Noun Phrase
Voile fabric is manufactured by using the plain weave, which is similar to the basic basket weave construction.

2. weave

verb. ['ˈwiːv'] interlace by or as if by weaving.

Synonyms

  • plait
  • inweave
  • twist
  • twine
  • interweave
  • braid
  • shoot
  • pleach
  • raddle
  • ruddle
  • distort

Antonyms

  • unweave
  • untwist
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • wefan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. weave

noun. ['ˈwiːv'] pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric.

Synonyms

  • plain weave
  • pattern
  • design
  • taffeta weave
  • check
  • pick
  • weft
  • twill weave
  • woof
  • figure
  • warp
  • filling
  • satin weave
  • twill

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • uncreativeness
  • differ
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • wefan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. weave

verb. ['ˈwiːv'] create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton.

Synonyms

  • brocade
  • tissue
  • plait
  • net
  • braid
  • loom
  • create from raw material
  • web
  • create from raw stuff
  • twill

Antonyms

  • attack
  • start
  • stay
  • spread

Etymology

  • wefan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. plain

adjective. ['ˈpleɪn'] not elaborate or elaborated; simple.

Synonyms

  • literal
  • unelaborate
  • unadorned
  • unpretentious
  • featureless
  • simple
  • unrhetorical
  • severe
  • dry
  • tailored
  • undecorated
  • chaste
  • mere
  • trim
  • stern
  • bare
  • homely
  • stark
  • austere
  • vanilla

Antonyms

  • fancy
  • pretentious
  • complex
  • rhetorical

Etymology

  • plain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • planum (Latin)
  • plainer (Anglo-Norman)
  • pleyn (English)

6. weave

verb. ['ˈwiːv'] sway to and fro.

Synonyms

  • sway
  • waver

Antonyms

  • push
  • divide
  • multiply

Etymology

  • wefan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. plain

adjective. ['ˈpleɪn'] lacking patterns especially in color.

Synonyms

  • solid-coloured
  • solid-colored

Antonyms

  • clock in
  • stay in place
  • false

Etymology

  • plain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • planum (Latin)
  • plainer (Anglo-Norman)
  • pleyn (English)

8. plain

noun. ['ˈpleɪn'] extensive tract of level open land.

Synonyms

  • moorland
  • tundra
  • ground
  • peneplane
  • field
  • flat
  • solid ground
  • earth
  • flood plain
  • land
  • peneplain
  • dry land
  • steppe
  • champaign
  • moor
  • floodplain
  • llano
  • snowfield

Antonyms

  • indulgent
  • good
  • dryness
  • wet

Etymology

  • plain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • planum (Latin)
  • plainer (Anglo-Norman)
  • pleyn (English)

9. plain

adjective. ['ˈpleɪn'] free from any effort to soften to disguise.

Synonyms

  • direct

Antonyms

  • survive
  • direct discourse

Etymology

  • plain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • planum (Latin)
  • plainer (Anglo-Norman)
  • pleyn (English)

10. plain

adjective. ['ˈpleɪn'] lacking embellishment or ornamentation.

Synonyms

  • undecorated
  • spare
  • bare
  • unadorned
  • unembellished

Antonyms

  • reassure
  • walk
  • whisper
  • praise

Etymology

  • plain (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • planum (Latin)
  • plainer (Anglo-Norman)
  • pleyn (English)
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