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weave
British English: /wiːv/
American English: /wiv/

Translation of weave in French:

noun

  • open weave, loose weave
    tissage lâche
    close weave, fine weave
    tissage serré or fin

transitive verb prét wove ou weaved pp woven ou weaved

  • 1 (Textiles)
    tisser (thread, fabric, blanket, rug)
    to weave something on a loom
    tisser quelque chose sur un métier
    to weave silk into cloth, to weave cloth out of silk
    tisser de l'étoffe de soie
  • 2 (interlace, make by interlacing)
    tresser (cane, raffia, flowers, basket, garland, wreath)
    (spider)
    tisser (web)
    to weave something out of something
    tresser quelque chose de quelque chose
    to weave flowers into a garland
    tresser une guirlande de fleurs
  • 3 [figurative] (create)
    inventer (story, narrative, plot)
    to weave the plot around one's own experience
    inventer l'intrigue à partir de sa propre expérience
    to weave something into something
    introduire quelque chose dans quelque chose
    to weave together something and something
    mêler quelque chose à quelque chose
    to weave two things together
    mêler deux choses
    the writer weaves a spell
    l'écrivain nous tient sous le charme
  • 4 (move) to weave one's way through/around something
    se faufiler entre/autour de quelque chose
    to weave a path/course through something
    s'ouvrir un chemin/un passage à travers quelque chose

intransitive verb

  • prét wove ou weaved pp woven ou weaved
    to weave in and out
    se faufiler (of entre)
    he was weaving in and out of the traffic
    il se faufilait entre les voitures
    to weave between
    se faufiler entre
    to weave towards something (drunk)
    s'approcher en titubant de quelque chose
    (avoiding obstacles)
    se frayer un chemin vers quelque chose
    he was weaving unsteadily
    il titubait

also: woven past participle adjective

  • (fabric, cloth, jacket, upholstery)
    tissé

Idioms

to get weaving on ou with something

se mettre à quelque chose
get weaving!
remue-toi!

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