Textual thesaurus for "thread"

(noun) screw thread

the raised helical rib going around a screw

(noun) yarn

a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

(noun) train of thought

the connections that link the various parts of an event or argument together

I couldn't follow his train of thought; he lost the thread of his argument

(noun) ribbon

any long object resembling a thin line

a mere ribbon of land; the lighted ribbon of traffic; from the air the road was a grey thread; a thread of smoke climbed upward

(verb) draw, string

thread on or as if on a string

string pearls on a string; the child drew glass beads on a string; thread dried cranberries

(verb) meander, wander, weave, wind

to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course

the river winds through the hills; the path meanders through the vineyards; sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body