Complete Definition of "sew"

English

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /sÉÊ/
audio|en-us-sew.ogg|Audio (US)

Homophones: so, soh, sow (sense 2)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÊ|-ÉÊ

Etymology
From OE. siwan.

Verb
en-verb|sews|sewing|sewed|sewn or sewed

  1. transitive To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through (pieces of fabric) in order to join them together.
  2. intransitive To use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through pieces of fabric in order to join them together.

Synonyms
stitch

Translations
trans-top|(transitive) use a needle
Arabic: ARchar|Ø®ÙØ· IPAchar|(ÏéyyaÊa)
Breton: gwriat
Catalan: cosir
Chinese: 縫, ç¼ (féng)
Croatian: Å¡ivati
Czech: šít
Dutch: naaien
Esperanto: kudri
Finnish: ommella
French: coudre
German: nähen
Hungarian: varr
Indonesian: jahit, jahit|menjahit
trans-mid
Italian: cucire
Icelandic: sauma
Japanese: 縫ã (ã¬ã, nuu)
Korean: ê¹ë¤ (gibda, gip-), ê¿°ë§¤ë¤ (kkwemaeda)
Kurdish: KUchar|دÙÙرÛÙ
Latvian: Å¡Å«t
Polish: szyÄ
Portuguese: costurar, coser
Romanian: a coase
Russian: ÑиÑÑ (Å¡itâ)
* Sindhi: SDchar|سÙبÙÚ»Ù
Slovene: Å¡iti
Spanish: coser
Swedish: sy
Tok Pisin: samapim
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trans-top|(intransitive) use a needle
Arabic: ARchar|خاط IPAchar|(ÏÄÊa)
Catalan: cosir
Dutch: naaien
Finnish: ommella
German: nähen
Hungarian: varr
trans-mid
Italian: cucire
Korean: ë°ëì§íë¤ (baneujil-hada)
Portuguese: costurar, coser
Romanian: a coase
Russian: ÑиÑÑ (Å¡itâ)
Sindhi: SDchar|سÙبÙÚ»Ù
Spanish: coser
Tok Pisin: samap
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Category:English irregular verbs

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