Synonyms of lace in English:

lace


See definition of lace

noun

1‘a dress trimmed with white lace’

SYNONYMS

openwork, lacework, tatting, netting, net, tulle, meshwork, mesh, webbing

Chantilly lace, Brussels lace, fishnet, filigree, passementerie, bobbinet, needlepoint, needlepoint lace, point lace, filet, bobbin lace, pillow lace, duchesse lace, Honiton lace, Nottingham lace, Shetland lace, guipure, rosaline

2‘brown shoes with laces’

SYNONYMS

shoelace, bootlace, shoestring, lacing, string, cord, thong, twine, tie

archaic latchet


verb

1‘he laced up his running shoes’

SYNONYMS

fasten, do up, tie up, secure

bind, knot, truss

ANTONYMS

undo

2‘he laced his fingers into mine’

SYNONYMS

entwine, intertwine, twine, entangle, interweave, interlink, link

criss-cross, braid, plait

3‘tea laced with rum’

SYNONYMS

flavour, mix, mix in, blend, fortify, strengthen, stiffen, season, spice, spice up, imbue, infuse, enrich, enliven, liven up

doctor, adulterate, contaminate, drug

informal spike, boost

4‘her brown hair was laced with grey’

SYNONYMS

streak, stripe, striate, band, line

mark, smear, daub


Phrases

    lace into

      1‘Danny laced into him and punched him in the stomach’

      SYNONYMS

      set upon, fall on, attack, assault, assail, beat, thrash, tear into, turn on, set about, lash out at, round on, drub, thump, batter, hammer, pummel, hit out at, strike out at, fly at, let fly at, weigh into, belabour

      lay into, light into, sail into, pitch into, paste, let someone have it

      British

      have a go at

      2‘the newspaper laced into the prime minister’

      SYNONYMS

      castigate, censure, condemn, lambaste, criticize, harangue, rail at, rant at, rave at, attack

      scold, berate, upbraid, reprimand, rebuke, chide, reprove, admonish

      lay into, pitch into

      British

      have a go at

      North American

      light into