There are 2 main translations of weave in Spanish:

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weave 1

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

transitive verb past tense wove past participle woven

  • 1.1
    (cloth/mat) (en telar)
    they wove a roof out of branches
    hicieron un techo entretejiendo ramas
    she wove a novel around these events
    tejió la trama de una novela en torno a estos sucesos
    Example sentences
    • These individuals have vivid imaginations, love to weave stories and tales, and are prone to exaggeration.
    • It will come in handy later in the movie when we begin to wonder just exactly where the real person fits into the complex story woven around her.
    • She has woven a complex narrative of hope and danger in the city that was destined to be the beacon of the New South.
    1.2 (thread together)
    the film weaves the two stories together
    la película entreteje las dos historias
    she wove the twigs into a basket
    tejió or hizo un cesto con las ramitas
    she weaves these anecdotes into her lectures
    entreteje or intercala estas anécdotas en sus conferencias
    Example sentences
    • Where privacy is a concern, invest in lighter curtain fabrics such as lightly woven linens or cottons that have a high degree of translucence.
    • Call me lazy, but I don't really want to grow my own cotton, spin my own thread, weave my own cloth, and sew a shirt out of it.
    • Cloth is woven from wild silk and from locally grown cotton.
    Example sentences
    • The cloth was very strange; it was like moss and leaves that had been somehow woven together.
    • She stood frozen, gazing at the sheer beauty of the dress, each thread intricately woven to create perfection.
    • Unfortunately, the only source of material for clothing is human hair, which can be woven into clothing.

intransitive verb past tense wove past participle woven


uncountable and countable

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weave 2
American English: /wiv/
British English: /wiːv/

transitive verb

  • also: past tense wove or weaved past participle woven or weaved
    the river weaves a serpentine course along the valley
    el río serpentea por el valle
    to weave one's way
    (en zigzag)

intransitive verb

  • 1
    also: past tense wove or weaved past participle woven or weaved
    a cyclist weaving in and out of the traffic
    un ciclista zigzagueando por entre el tráfico
    Example sentences
    • During this he drove through red traffic lights, forced other vehicles to brake to avoid collisions, weaved in and out of traffic, and reached 85 mph.
    • Cars swerved this way and that to avoid them as they weaved in and around the traffic.
    • Horns blare as cars weave to avoid horse-drawn carts.
  • 2
    also: past tense & past participle weaved
    she weaved off toward the door
    se fue hacia la puerta haciendo eses
    to bob o duck and weave (in boxing)
    esquivar y escabullirse
    Example sentences
    • Special grilles can be put over the stable door to restrict the movement of the head and neck when the horse is standing with his head over the stable door, but some horses weave inside the stable.
    • When a horse weaves he is basically walking in place, swaying his front and neck from side to side repetitively.
    • Of course she used to pace up and down the paddocks when she was turned out, too, but she didn't weave in the field.

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