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Definition 1: a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for crease in the sense of this definition

(crease is a kind of ...) a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing

Definition 2: a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where crease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his face has many lines
  • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles

Synonyms for crease in the sense of this definition

(crease is a kind of ...) a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

"he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"

(... is a kind of crease ) a wrinkle in the skin at the outer corner of your eyes

(... is a kind of crease ) the lines that form patterns on the skin (especially on the fingertips and the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet)

(... is a kind of crease ) a facial wrinkle associated with frowning

(... is a kind of crease ) a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live

(... is a kind of crease ) a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates your emotional nature

(... is a kind of crease ) a crease on the palm; palmists say it indicates how successful you will be

(... is part of crease) a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch

"your skin is the largest organ of your body"

Definition 3: an angular or rounded shape made by folding - [noun denoting shape]

Samples where crease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a fold in the napkin
  • a crease in his trousers
  • a plication on her blouse
  • a flexure of the colon
  • a bend of his elbow

Synonyms for crease in the sense of this definition

(crease is a kind of ...) a shape having one or more sharp angles

(... is a kind of crease ) any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape

(... is a kind of crease ) a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

(... is a kind of crease ) an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth)

Definition 4: become wrinkled or crumpled or creased - [verb of change]

Samples where crease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This fabric won't wrinkle

Synonyms for crease in the sense of this definition

(crease is a kind of ...) become folded or folded up

"The bed folds in a jiffy"

Definition 5: make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; `crisp' is archaic - [verb of contact]

Samples where crease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The dress got wrinkled
  • crease the paper like this to make a crane

Synonyms for crease in the sense of this definition

(crease is a kind of ...) bend or lay so that one part covers the other

"fold up the newspaper" "turn up your collar"

(... is a kind of crease ) to gather something into small wrinkles or folds

"She puckered her lips"

(... is a kind of crease ) become wrinkled or drawn together

"her lips puckered"

(crease is used in the usage domain ...) the use of an archaic expression

Definition 6: make wrinkled or creased - [verb of contact]

Samples where crease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • furrow one's brow

Synonyms for crease in the sense of this definition

(crease is a kind of ...) bend or lay so that one part covers the other

"fold up the newspaper" "turn up your collar"

Definition 7: scrape gently - [verb of contact]

Samples where crease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • graze the skin

Synonyms for crease in the sense of this definition

(crease is a kind of ...) touch lightly and briefly

"He brushed the wall lightly"

(... is a kind of crease ) touch the surface of lightly

"His back shaved the counter in passing"

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