HyperDic: sew

English > 2 senses of the word sew:
VERBcontactsew, run up, sew together, stitchfasten by sewing
creationsew, tailor, tailor-makecreate (clothes) with cloth
sew > pronunciation
RhymesAlonso ... virtuoso: 20 rhymes with sow...
English > sew: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningFasten by sewing; do needlework.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsrun up, sew together, stitch
Entailsjoin, conjoinmake contact or come together
Entailed bybuttonProvide with buttons
darnrepair by sewing
embroider, broiderdecorate with needlework
knitmake (textiles) by knitting
quiltstitch or sew together
NarrowerbackstitchDo backstitches
baste, tacksew together loosely, with large stitches
cast offmake the last row of stitches when knitting
cast onmake the first row of stitches when knitting
fellsew a seam by folding the edges
finedrawsew together very finely
gather, pucker, tuckDraw together into folds or puckers
hemFold over and sew together to provide with a hem
hemstitchsew with hemstitches
overcastsew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next / next
overcastsew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches
resewsew / sew again
tick, reticksew
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Spanishbordar, confeccionar, coser
Catalanbrodar, confeccionar, cosir, frunzir
Nounssewersomeone who sews / sews
sewingjoining or attaching by stitches
English > sew: 2 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningcreate (clothes) with cloth.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThey sew the cape
Example"Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"
Synonymstailor, tailor-make
Entailed byaltermake an alteration to
appliquesew on as a decoration
pipetrim with piping
Narrowerquiltcreate by stitching together
run upmake by sewing together quickly
Broaderfashion, forgemake out of components (often in an improvising manner)
Spanishconfeccionar, coser
Catalanconfeccionar, cosir
Nounssewersomeone who sews / sews
sewingneedlework on which you are working with needle and thread

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