Synonyms of web


1. web, object, physical object

usage: an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving; "the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn"

2. web, entanglement, trap

usage: an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim

3. vane, web, blade

usage: the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft

4. network, web, system, scheme

usage: an interconnected system of things or people; "he owned a network of shops"; "retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life"; "tangled in a web of cloth"

5. World Wide Web, WWW, web, computer network

usage: computer network consisting of a collection of internet sites that offer text and graphics and sound and animation resources through the hypertext transfer protocol

6. web, fabric, cloth, material, textile

usage: a fabric (especially a fabric in the process of being woven)

7. web, membrane, tissue layer

usage: membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals


1. web, net, weave, tissue

usage: construct or form a web, as if by weaving

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Definition and meaning of web (Dictionary)