weave-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: interlace (as if) by weaving

Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[agent] WEAVE NP2[+plural/first component] (IN/INTO/WITH NP3[second component])
NOTE: Compare to sense 2. This sense involves two or more items being weaved together (and the method), the end product is not the focus nor does it need to be stated. As in the 2nd sentence, the 'ribbon' is the patient, the basket is the object.

The artist weaved bright colors with minimalistic designs.
Juli weaved the ribbon tightly (creating a basket).
I loved the way you weaved the movie into your talk.
Mattson wove his fingers together in thought.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: weave.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: create (a textile) by interlacing strands

Commentary: Syntax is: NP1[agent] WEAVE NP2[product] (PP {P NP3[material]})
NOTE: Includes metaphorical examples. Compare to sense 1. This sense focuses on the finished product and the components need not be stated.

Tears weaved the bond of friendship.
Oh what a tangled web we weaved.
My mother wove this blanket when she was young.
The craftsman wove the placemat with wicker strips.

VerbNet: build-26.1
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: weave.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: move or sway in a sinuous fashion

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1[theme] WEAVE (THROUGH) NP2[location] Inxludes: WEAVE THROUGH
NOTE: Compare to senses 1 and 2. This sense does not include creating a textile or interlacing strands.

Juan weaved through the heavy traffic as the truck chased him.
Local artists weaved through the line bobbing surreal effigies of madonnas.
The river wove through the countryside.
No one blinked as we wove through the maze of baggage conveyor belts.

VerbNet: meander-47.7,run-51.3.2
FrameNet: Motion,Path_shape
PropBank: weave.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3, 4