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embroider

verb

1 embroider

Decorate with needlework.

synonym: broider.

Roget 440: be variegated etc. adj.; variegate, stripe, streak, checker, chequer; bespeckle, speckle; besprinkle, sprinkle; stipple, maculate, ... show more

Roget 544: be false etc. adj., be a liar etc. 548; speak falsely etc. adv.; tell a lie etc. 546; lie, fib; ... show more



2 embroider

Add details to.

synonyms: aggrandise, aggrandize, blow up, dramatise, dramatize, embellish, lard, pad.

Roget 847: ornament, embellish, enrich, decorate, adorn, bead, beautify, adonize.    smarten, furbish, polish, gild, varnish, whitewash, ... show more

Dutch: verheerlijken


Moby thesaurus: adorn, aggrandize, amplify, applique, array, baste, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, belie, bind, blazon, build up, buttonhole, camouflage, color, convolute, crochet, cross-stitch, dandify ... show more.

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