sew
[səʊ]
VERB
sews (third person present) · sewed (past tense) · sewing (present participle) · sewn (past participle)
  1. join, fasten, or repair (something) by making stitches with a needle and thread or a sewing machine.
    "she sewed the seams and hemmed the border" ·
    "I don't even sew very well"
    synonyms:
    stitch · machine stitch · embroider · seam · hem · tack · baste · attach · fasten · darn · mend · repair · patch · clout
    antonyms:
    unpick · remove · rip · tear
    • attach (something) to something else by sewing.
      "she could sew the veil on properly in the morning"
    • make (a garment) by sewing.
      "the two sisters sewed their own dresses"
ORIGIN
Old English siwan, of Germanic origin, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin suere and Greek suein.
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How to use sew in a sentence?
even unhandy homemakers can often sew window coverings.
she could sew the veil on properly in the morning.
she sewed the seams and hemmed the border.
the two sisters sewed their own dresses.
sew the band into position.
I don't even sew very well.
How to say sew in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans maak dit so
Arabic (VERB)خياطة, أخيط, حياكة, الخياطة, نخيط, تخيطين, تخيط, يخيط, الحياكة
(NOUN)خاط, خيط
Bangla সেলাই
Bosnian (Latin) šivati
Bulgarian (VERB)шият, шие, шиене
(NOUN)Зашийте, шия
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (VERB)cosir
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (VERB)šivati, prišiti, zašiti, šiješ, šiti, sašiti
Czech (VERB)šít, ušít, šití, zašít
(NOUN)přišít
Danish (VERB)sy, syr
Dutch (NOUN)naai
(VERB)naaien
Estonian (VERB)õmmelda
(NOUN)Õmble
Fijian culacula
Filipino manahi
Finnish (NOUN)Ompele, kiinnitä
(VERB)ommella, päättele, ompelemaan
French (VERB)coudre, recoudre, couture
German (VERB)nähen
(NOUN)annähen, zusammennähen, vernähen
Greek (VERB)ράβω, ράψετε, ράψουν, ράβουν, ράβει, ράψει, ράπτω
(NOUN)ράψτε
Haitian Creole fè kouti
Hebrew (VERB)לתפור
Hindi (NOUN)सीना
(VERB)सिलाई
Hmong Daw xaws
Hungarian (VERB)varrni, felvarr
(NOUN)Varrja, varrása
Icelandic (VERB)sauma
Indonesian (VERB)menjahit
(NOUN)jahit
Italian (VERB)cucire, cuce, segato
(NOUN)cuci, attaccare
Japanese (VERB)縫う, 縫い付ける, 縫って, 縫い, 縫い合わせる, 縫製, 裁縫, 縫い付け
(NOUN)洋裁
Kiswahili kushona
Korean (VERB)바느질, 꿰매기, 꿰매는
(NOUN)꿰매
Latvian (VERB)šūtu, šūt, piešūt
(NOUN)šujmašīnas
Lithuanian (VERB)siūti, užsiūti, siuva, prisiūti
(NOUN)Siuvamosios
Malagasy nanjaitra
Norwegian Bokmål Sy
Persian (VERB)دوختن
Polish (VERB)szyć, uszyć, przyszyć, zszyć, szycia
Portuguese (VERB)costurar, coser, cosê, cosa, suturar, cozer
(NOUN)costure, jue
Querétaro Otomi coser
Romanian (VERB)coase
Russian (VERB)шить, сшить, пришить, шьют, пошить, зашить, прошейте
(NOUN)шьем, зашейте, сшейте
Samoan suisui
Serbian (Cyrillic) зашити
Serbian (Latin) zašiti
Slovak (VERB)šiť, ušiť, šitie
Slovenian (VERB)šivanje
Spanish (VERB)coser, Cosi, costura
Swedish (VERB)sy, syr
Tahitian nira
Tamil தைக்க
Telugu సూది దారం ఉపయోగించు
Thai เย็บ
Tongan tuitui
Turkish (VERB)dikmek, dike, dik
(NOUN)dikin, superbass, işlemeli, başarmak
Ukrainian (VERB)шити, зшити, зшийте, пришити, шиє, шиють, зашейте, пошити, прошийте
(NOUN)стачайте, шиємо, Пришийте
Urdu سینا
Vietnamese (VERB)khâu, may
Welsh gwnïo
Yucatec Maya coser
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