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Definition 1: grow leaves - [verb of change]

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

  • the tree foliated in Spring

(foliate is a kind of ...) cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development

"The perfect climate here develops the grain" "He developed a new kind of apple"

Definition 2: number the pages of a book or manuscript - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for foliate in the sense of this definition

(foliate is a kind of ...) give numbers to

"You should number the pages of the thesis"

Definition 3: coat or back with metal foil - [verb of contact]

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

  • foliate glass

(foliate is a kind of ...) put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

"coat the cake with chocolate"

Definition 4: hammer into thin flat foils - [verb of creation]

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

  • foliate metal

(foliate is a kind of ...) create by hammering

"hammer the silver into a bowl" "forge a pair of tongues"

Definition 5: decorate with leaves - [verb of creation]

(foliate is a kind of ...) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

"Decorate the room for the party" "beautify yourself for the special day"

Definition 6: ornamented with foliage or foils - [adjective denoting pert]

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

  • foliate tracery
  • a foliated capital

Synonyms for foliate in the sense of this definition

(foliate belongs to category ...) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

"architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

Definition 7: (often used as a combining form) having or resembling a leaf or having a specified kind or number of leaves - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • `foliate' is combined with the prefix `tri' to form the word `trifoliate'

(foliate is similar to ...) having or covered with leaves

"leafy trees" "leafy vegetables"

(foliate belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

Definition 8: (especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for foliate in the sense of this definition

(foliate is similar to ...) deposited or arranged in horizontal layers

"stratified rock"

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