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verb [transitive] thread pronunciation in British English /θred/
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present tense
I/you/we/theythread
he/she/itthreads
present participlethreading
past tensethreaded
past participlethreaded
  1. 1
    to put something long and thin through a hole or space

    Thread the rope through the rings and tie firmly.

  2. 2
    to connect objects by putting a thread through them

    Jack was threading beads onto a string.

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