How Do You Spell WOVE?

Pronunciation: [wˈə͡ʊv] (IPA)

The word "wove" is an irregular verb that is spelled with the letters "w-o-v-e." According to the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), the pronunciation of "wove" is /woʊv/, with the stress on the first syllable. The word means to form fabric by interlacing threads, and it is commonly used in the past tense. For example, "She wove a beautiful tapestry." Despite its irregular form, "wove" is an essential word in the English language for anyone interested in textiles or weaving.

WOVE Meaning and Definition

  1. Wove is a verb that refers to the act of interlacing threads or other materials together in a deliberate and systematic manner to create a fabric or textile. It typically involves the crossing of horizontal weft threads with vertical warp threads, forming a regular pattern or weave structure. The process of weaving can be done by hand, using a loom or similar tools, or by using mechanical devices in modern textile manufacturing.

    The term "wove" can also be used as an adjective to describe a specific type of paper that has been produced using this method. Wove paper is characterized by a uniform texture with an even distribution of fibers, created by the process of interlacing fibers during papermaking.

    In a figurative sense, "wove" can be used to describe the intricate interconnection or interlinking of various elements or ideas to form a coherent whole. It implies a skillful arrangement or integration of different components, resulting in a comprehensive or harmonious outcome.

    Overall, "wove" carries connotations of skill, precision, and artistry in the creation of woven fabrics or textiles, as well as in the metaphorical sense of skillfully connecting different elements.

  2. Did weave.

    Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Etymology of WOVE

The word "wove" comes from the Middle English word "woven", which is a past participle of the verb "weave". "Weave" itself has Old English origins, derived from the word "wefan", meaning "to weave" or "to form by interlacing threads". The Old English term comes from the Proto-Germanic word "webaną", meaning "to weave". This can be traced back to the Proto-Indo-European root word "webh-", also indicating "to weave" or "to knit". Ultimately, the etymology of "wove" can be connected to the idea of interlacing or creating fabric through weaving.

Conjugate verb Wove


I would wove
you would wove
he/she/it would wove
we would wove
they would wove
I would weave
we would weave
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he/she/it would weave
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I would be weaving
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they would be weaving


I would have wove
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they would have wove


I would have been weaving
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I will weave
you will weave
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they will weave


I will be weaving
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they will be weaving


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you weave
we let´s weave


to weave


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I weaved, wove
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I was weaving
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I had weaved
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I weave
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I am weaving
you are weaving
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they are weaving




I have weaved
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I have woven, have weaved
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I have been weaving
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I would have woven, would have weaved
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