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thread

Synonyms of thread in English:

noun

  • 1 he sewed it up with needle and thread
    yarn, cotton, filament, fibre, strand, string, twine, line;
    ply
  • 2 literary the Thames was a thread of silver below them
    streak, strand, stripe, line, striation, strip, seam, vein, belt, bar, swathe
  • 3 she lost the thread of the conversation
    train of thought, drift, direction, sense, theme, subject matter, motif, tenor, strain, thrust, subject, gist, burden, action;
    plot, storyline, scenario
  • verb

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  • 1 he threaded the rope through a pulley
    pass, string, weave, work, ease, inch, move, push, poke, thrust
  • 2 a little girl sat threading minute beads
    string
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