embroider definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To ornament with needlework: embroider a pillow address.
    • which will make by way of needlework: embroider a design on a bedspread.
    • to include embellishments or fanciful details to: embroider the facts.
    • To ornament with needlework.
    • To ornament with needlework: embroider a pillow address.
    • which will make by way of needlework: embroider a design on a bedspread.
    • To add embellishments or fanciful details to: embroider the reality.
    • To ornament with needlework.
    • To ornament with needlework: embroider a pillow address.
    • In order to make through needlework: embroider a design on a bedspread.
    • To add embellishments or fanciful details to: embroider the truth.
    • To ornament with needlework.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To make needlework.
    • to include embellishments or fanciful details.
    • which will make needlework.
    • to include touches or fanciful details.
    • which will make needlework.
    • to incorporate touches or fanciful details.
  • verb:
    • To sew a decorative design on fabric with needle-and-thread of various colours.
    • To add fictional detail to a narrative making it more interesting or appropriate.
    • decorate with needlework
    • add details to
    • To stitch a decorative design on fabric with needle and thread of various tints.
    • to include fictional information to a narrative to really make it more interesting or appropriate.
    • decorate with needlework
    • add details to
    • To sew a decorative design on material with needle-and-thread of varied tints.
    • to include fictional information to a narrative to make it much more interesting or acceptable.
    • decorate with needlework
    • add details to
  • others:
    • To decorate with decorative needlework. See embroidery.
    • to work alongside the needle upon a ground; produce or kind in needlework, as a flower, a cipher, etc.: as, to embroider silver stars on velvet.
    • Figuratively, to embellish; decorate with spoken or literary decoration; therefore, to falsify or exaggerate: as, the story has-been quite a bit embroidered.
    • To enhance with ornamental needlework. See embroidery.
    • to work alongside the needle upon a ground; produce or kind in needlework, as a flower, a cipher, etc.: as, to embroider silver movie stars on velvet.
    • Figuratively, to embellish; decorate with spoken or literary ornament; hence, to falsify or exaggerate: since, the storyline has been quite a bit embroidered.
    • To decorate with decorative needlework. See embroidery.
    • to work well with the needle upon a ground; produce or type in needlework, as a flower, a cipher, etc.: as, to embroider silver stars on velvet.
    • Figuratively, to embellish; decorate with spoken or literary ornament; thus, to falsify or exaggerate: because, the storyline has-been quite a bit embroidered.

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