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Lace appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Lace me, Portia! Wait - rope me, Cal!
  • We stoned a rap duo, yet one calm idyll is a silly dim lace note you’d parade, not sew.
  • "Sleep!" an anableps I disabuse called, "Omanis sew, or prefer prowess in a model lace sub as I dispel banana peels."
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb lace:


The word lace is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun lace

What does lace mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: laces

  1. a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of lace: lacing
    • more generic word: cord = a line made of twisted fibers or threads
    • more specific terms:
    • part of: shoe = footwear shaped to fit the foot (below the ankle) with a flexible upper of leather or plastic and a sole and heel of heavier material
  2. a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: cloth / fabric / material / textile = artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    • more specific terms:

Alternative definition of the noun lace


  1. [uncountable] A light fabric containing patterns of holes, usually built up from a single thread.
    • [countable] A cord or ribbon passed through eyelets in a shoe or garment, pulled tight and tied to fasten the shoe or garment firmly.

      Definition of the verb lace

      What does lace mean as a doing word?

      verb - inflections: laced | lacing | laces

      1. spin, wind, or twist together
      2. make by braiding or interlacing
        • example: lace a tablecloth
        • domain: handicraft
        • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
        • synonyms of lace: braid / plait
        • more generic words: tissue / weave = create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton
      3. do lacework
        • example: They lace the cape
        • domain: handicraft
        • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
        • more generic words: tissue / weave = create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton
      4. draw through eyes or holes
        • example: lace the shoelaces
        • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
        • synonym of lace: lace up
        • more generic words: bind / tie = fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord
        • more specific word: relace = lace again
        • entailment: fasten / fix / secure = cause to be firmly attached
      5. add alcohol to (beverages)

      Alternative definition of the verb lace


      1. [transitive] To fasten (something) with laces.
      2. [transitive] To add alcohol, poison, a drug or anything else potentially harmful to (food or drink).
      3. [transitive] To interweave items. (lacing one's fingers together)
      4. [transitive] To interweave the spokes of a bicycle wheel


      Who is Lace?

      Lace a.k.a. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Kennedy Onassis was the wife of the 35th President of the United States, John F. Kennedy, and First Lady of the United States during his presidency from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. Five years later she married Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis; they remained married until his death in 1975.


      Lace was a Canadian country music group who formed in 1998 with the backing of music producer David Foster. Active between 1998 and 2001, the band charted four singles on national country music charts, in addition to releasing a self-titled studio album on 143 Records.

      • members:
      • genre: Country
      • albums: "I Want A Man", "Lace", "Zeitgeist"
      • some of the nominations and awards:
          • nominated to Juno Award for Best Country Artist/Group
          • nominated to Juno Award for Best Country Artist/Group


      1. Lace is a fictional character from the 1975 film Switchblade Sisters.
      2. Lace is a fictional character from the 2004 film Eulogy.
      3. Lace is a fictional character in the 1966 comedy drama film Alfie.

      There are other characters with in their name, like Old Lace.


      1. "Lace" is a book written by Shirley Conran.
      2. "Lace" is a book by Clare Woodthorpe Browne.
        • also known as "Lace: from the Victoria and Albert Museum"


      "Lace" is an American television two-part miniseries, based on the novel of the same name by author Shirley Conran. The series aired on ABC from February 26–27, 1984. The plot concerns the search by sex symbol Lili for her natural mother, who surrendered her for adoption as a newborn. Lace was one of the highest-rated television movies of the 1983-84 television season.


      1. "Lace": Lace is the studio album by Canadian country music group Lace. The album was released on October 5, 1999 on 143 Records.
        • genre: Country
        • released on (15 years ago)
      2. "Lace" is a musical album of Derek Bailey.
        • released on (25 years ago)


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      Phrases with Lace

      Phrases starting with the word Lace:

      1. lace up
      2. Lace-Up
      3. lace bug
      4. Lace Bugs
      5. lace fern
      6. Lace Goby
      7. lace into
      8. Lace Sole
      9. lace-leaf
      10. lace grass
      11. Lace Murex
      12. lace making

      Phrases ending with the word Lace:

      1. Old Lace
      2. Yak lace
      3. shoe lace
      4. point lace
      5. bobbin lace
      6. Needle lace
      7. pillow lace
      8. silver lace

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      Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lace

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      Google previewClaire Shaeffer's Fabric Sewing Guide (2008)

      by Claire Shaeffer

      Schiffli or Breton lace is a delicate, transparent net with a chain-stitched embroidered design. Readily available in trims, it is more difficult to find in wide widths (see Net, page 233, and Borders, page 339). Schiffli or Breton Lace features ...

      Google previewExecutive Malta (2008)

      by Angela Wright, Corbin Overmyer, David Darmanin, Tim Clarke

      Lace is the most widespread doorstep craft.

      Gozo lace is an object d'art and it continues to flourish despite competition from machine made lace. The men make lace of a different variety: silver ...

      Google previewEncyclopaedia of textiles: Textile spinning and weaving technology

      by P. V. Vidyasagar

      The lace is the result of long, tedious, trying work, which therefore causes the price to be rather high. Handmade dress flounces, for example, may range in price from about ten dollars to about four hundred dollars a yard. There are four types ...

      Google previewAdvances in Affective and Pleasurable Design (2017)

      Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 Conference on Affective and Pleasurable Design, July 17-21, 2017, Los Angeles, California, USA by WonJoon Chung, Cliff Sungsoo Shin

      Bobbin lace is a traditional handcraft from a small city located on the west coast of Portugal. Peniche has maintained this familiar activity throughout the centuries. The lace is still woven in the same way and with the same materials. Much in the ...

      Google previewIntricate Interactions (2010)

      Negotiating Complexity by Nottingham Trent University Staff

      Lace is a phenomenon that is once again relevant in our contemporary culture.

      Google previewThe British cyclopædia of the arts and sciences (1835)

      by Charles Frederick Partington

      Lace is a species of net- work, made of silk, thread, or cotton, upon which, in old times, patterns were embroidered by the needle...

      Google previewThe British Cyclopaedia of the Arts and Sciences (1835)

      Including Treatises on the Various Branches of Natural and Experimental Philosophy, the Useful and Fine Arts, Mathematics, Commerce, &c by Charles Frederick Partington

      Lace is a species of net- work, made of silk, thread, or cotton, upon which, in old times, patterns were embroidered by the needle,

      Google previewInterior Textiles (2007)

      Fabrics, Application, and Historic Style by Karla J. Nielson

      Handmade Lace Handmade lace is a centuries-old art form that afficionados believe constitutes the way “real lace” is...

      Google previewBest of Interweave Knits (2013)

      by Ann Budd

      The wonderful thing about knitted lace is that despite its apparent intricacy, it follows a simple logic. The openings are created by special increases called yarnovers, and each yarnover is accompanied by a compensating decrease. Once you ...

      Google previewA Dictionary of Lace (1999)

      by Pat Earnshaw

      Pillow Lace of the East Midlands. Luton Museum and Art Gallery, 1971. Fuller, Thomas. The History of the Worthies of England. 1662. Halls, Zillah. Machine- made Lace in Nottingham. The City of Nottingham Museum and Libraries Committee, ...

      Google previewThe Dictionary of Fashion History (2010)

      by Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

      Fine needle lace with delicate twisted and looped mesh, with floral patterns outlined by buttonhole stitches worked over a hair. Antwerp Period: 17th century. Densely worked bobbin lace, most typically patterned with a vase of flowers (' potlen ...

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      Quotes about Lace

      Pretty pink lace

      Hemmed upon her skirt

      Sweet smiles

      Natures warm embrace

      Piggy tails and pink bows

      Butterflies that she'll chase

      Chubby cheeks and giggles

      Wonder who wins the race

      My precious child


      Pretty pink lace (Daughter Of A Cracked Mind)
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      Scrabble value of L1A1C3E1

      The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

      Anagrams of LACE

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