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English noun: pleat

1. pleat (artifact) any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape


Synonymsplait


Broader (hypernym)bend, crease, crimp, flexure, fold, plication


Narrower (hyponym)box pleat, inverted pleat, kick pleat, knife pleat, tuck


English verb: pleat

1. pleat (contact) pleat or gather into a ruffle


SamplesRuffle the curtain fabric.


Synonymsruffle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fold, fold up, turn up

2. pleat (contact) fold into pleats,


SamplesPleat the cloth.


Synonymsplicate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fold, fold up, turn up









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