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WEAVE, verb transitive preterit tense wove; participle passive 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, verb intransitive To practice weaving; to work with a loom.