Meaning of WEAVE in English
I. weave 1 /wiːv/ BrE AmE verb ( past tense wove /wəʊv $ woʊv/, past participle woven /ˈwəʊv ə n $ ˈwoʊ-/)
[ Sense 1-3: Language: Old English ; Origin: wefan ]
[ Sense 4: Date: 1500-1600 ; Origin: Perhaps from Old Norse veifa 'to wave' ]
1 . CLOTH ETC [intransitive and transitive] to make cloth, a carpet, a basket etc by crossing threads or thin pieces under and over each other by hand or on a ↑ loom :
Only a few of the women still weave.
2 . STORY [transitive] to put many different ideas, subjects, stories etc together and connect them smoothly:
She weaves a complicated plot of romance and intrigue.
weave something together
the complex patterns which evolve when individuals’ lives are woven together
3 . weave your magic/weave a spell to attract or interest someone very much
4 . MOVE ( past tense and past participle weaved ) [intransitive always + adverb/preposition, transitive] to move somewhere by turning and changing direction a lot:
cyclists weaving in and out of the traffic
weave your way through/to etc something
Lori spotted them as they weaved their way through the tables.
traditional basket weaving
II. weave 2 BrE AmE noun [countable]
the way in which a material is woven, and the pattern formed by this:
a fine weave
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012