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Definition 1: any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pleat in the sense of this definition

(pleat is a kind of ...) an angular or rounded shape made by folding

"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"

(... is a kind of pleat ) a flat double pleat made by folding under the fabric on either side of it

(... is a kind of pleat ) a box pleat reversed so that the fullness is turned inward

(... is a kind of pleat ) pleat in back of a straight skirt to allow ease in walking

(... is a kind of pleat ) a single pleat turned in one direction

(... is a kind of pleat ) a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place

Definition 2: pleat or gather into a ruffle - [verb of contact]

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

  • ruffle the curtain fabric

Synonyms for pleat in the sense of this definition

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

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

Definition 3: fold into pleats - [verb of contact]

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

  • Pleat the cloth

Synonyms for pleat in the sense of this definition

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

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

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