KJV Dictionary Definition: weave


WEAVE, v.t. pret. wove; pp. woven, wove. The regular form, weaved, is rarely or never used. G., Gr.

1. To unite threads of any kind in such a manner as to form cloth. This is done by crossing the threads by means of a shuttle. The modes of weaving, and the kinds of texture, are various. The threads first laid in length are called the warp; those which cross them in the direction of the breadth, are called the weft or woof.

2. To unite any thing flexible; as, to weave twigs.

3. To unite by intermixture or close connection; as a form of religion woven into the civil government.

4. To interpose; to insert.

This weaves itself perforce into my business.

WEAVE, v.i. To practice weaving; to work with a loom.


WEAVING, ppr. Forming cloth by intertexture of threads.


1. The act or art of forming cloth in a loom, by the union or intertexture of threads.

2. The task or work to be done in making cloth.