(noun, verb)


1. an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving

- the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn

Definition categories: object

2. an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim

Similar word(s): entanglement

Definition categories: man–made, trap

3. the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft

Similar word(s): vane

Definition categories: animal, blade

4. an interconnected system of things or people

- tangled in a web of cloth

Similar word(s): network

Definition categories: group, scheme, system

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

Definition categories: man–made

6. a fabric (especially a fabric in the process of being woven)

Definition categories: man–made, cloth, fabric, material, textile

7. membrane connecting the toes of some aquatic birds and mammals

Definition categories: animal, membrane

Sentences with web as a noun:

- The sunlight glistened in the dew on the web.

- Let me search the web for that.

- He caught the ball in the web.

- The gazebo's roof was a web made of thin strips of wood.


1. construct or form a web, as if by weaving

Similar word(s): net

Definition categories: creation, tissue, weave