• Lace Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To adorn with narrow strips or braids of some decorative material; as, cloth laced with silver.
- (n.) That which binds or holds, especially by being interwoven; a string, cord, or band, usually one passing through eyelet or other holes, and used in drawing and holding together parts of a garment, of a shoe, of a machine belt, etc.
- (n.) Spirits added to coffee or some other beverage.
- (v. t.) To fasten with a lace; to draw together with a lace passed through eyelet holes; to unite with a lace or laces, or, figuratively. with anything resembling laces.
- (v. t.) To add spirits to (a beverage).
- (v. t.) To beat; to lash; to make stripes on.
- (v. i.) To be fastened with a lace, or laces; as, these boots lace.
- (n.) A snare or gin, especially one made of interwoven cords; a net.
- (n.) A fabric of fine threads of linen, silk, cotton, etc., often ornamented with figures; a delicate tissue of thread, much worn as an ornament of dress.
- (v. t.) To twine or draw as a lace; to interlace; to intertwine.
• Laced Definition & Synonyms
- (imp. & p. p.) of Lace
- (v. t.) Decorated with the fabric lace.
- (a.) Fastened with a lace or laces; decorated with narrow strips or braid. See Lace, v. t.
• Lacerate Definition & Synonyms
- (p. a.) Alt. of Lacerated
- (v. t.) To tear; to rend; to separate by tearing; to mangle; as, to lacerate the flesh. Hence: To afflict; to torture; as, to lacerate the heart.