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Definition 1: a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place - [noun denoting artifact]

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

(... is a kind of tuck ) a tapered tuck made in dressmaking

Definition 2: a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for tuck in the sense of this definition

(tuck is a kind of ...) a cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard

Definition 3: (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest - [noun denoting attribute]

(tuck is a kind of ...) the arrangement of the body and its limbs

"he assumed an attitude of surrender"

(tuck belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Definition 4: eatables (especially sweets) - [noun denoting food]

(tuck is a kind of ...) any substance that can be used as food

(tuck belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 5: fit snugly into - [verb of contact]

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

  • insert your ticket into the slot
  • tuck your shirttail in

Synonyms for tuck in the sense of this definition

(tuck is a kind of ...) surround completely

"Darkness enclosed him" "They closed in the porch with a fence"

Definition 6: make a tuck or several folds in - [verb of contact]

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

  • tuck the fabric
  • tuck in the sheet

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

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

Definition 7: draw together into folds or puckers - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for tuck in the sense of this definition

(tuck is a kind of ...) fasten by sewing; do needlework

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