"laces" in the noun sense
1. lace, lacing
a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
"laces" in the verb sense
1. intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace
spin, wind, or twist together
"intertwine the ribbons"
"Twine the threads into a rope"
2. braid, lace, plait
make by braiding or interlacing
"lace a tablecloth"
"The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral"
4. lace, lace up
draw through eyes or holes
"lace the shoelaces"
5. spike, lace, fortify
add alcohol to (beverages
"the punch is spiked!"
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