1 making cloth
closely, densely, finely, tightly

very fine and closely woven silk

delicately, intricately
coarsely, loosely
2 connected as part of a story

The theme of exploitation is inextricably woven into the fabric of her fiction.


The three short stories were woven together into a movie.


The moon is woven into the story as a symbol of death.

Woven is used with these nouns: ↑basket, ↑carpet, ↑cloth, ↑fabric, ↑mat, ↑material, ↑textile

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