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  Definition of lace
  1. a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
  2. a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
  3. add alcohol beverages
  4. spin or twist together so as to form a cord; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"
  5. draw through eyes or holes; "lace the shoelaces"
  6. do lacework; "The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral"
  7. make by braiding or interlacing; "lace a tablecloth"
Similar Words: lacing, spike, fortify, intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace up, braid, plait

 

Hyponyms: Brussels lace, filet, macrame, pillow lace, bobbin lace, point lace, needlepoint, bootlace, shoelace, shoe lace, shoestring, shoe string, wreathe, wind, fold, wattle, pleach, plash, ravel, tangle, knot, splice, relace

 

Grouped Verbs: twine

 

Entailments: fasten, fix, secure

 

Derivational Morphology: braid, plait, lace up, fortification, lacing, string, twine, twiner, lacer, pleat, plaiter, gold braid, braiding

 

Language Translations:
Croatian: čipka   Dutch: kant  
Finnish: pitsi   French: dentelle  
German: Spitze   Hungarian: csipke  
Ido: dentelo   Italian: pizzo  
Polish: koronka   Serbian: чипка  
Slovene: čipka   Spanish: encaje  
Swedish: spets  
 
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