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1. plait

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape.

Synonyms

  • plication
  • bend
  • crimp
  • pleat
  • flexure
  • crease
  • box pleat
  • kick pleat
  • knife pleat
  • tuck
  • inverted pleat

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • stay
  • open
  • disintegrate

Etymology

  • pleit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plecto (Latin)

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Rhymes with Plait

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  • circumnavigate
  • recriminate
  • solid-state
  • silverplate
  • remunerate
  • multistate
  • intrastate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • underrate
  • tri-state
  • recreate
  • postdate
  • interstate
  • conflate
  • upstate
  • telerate
  • sumgait
  • restate
  • reflate
  • prorate

How do you pronounce plait?

Pronounce plait as pleɪt.

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Sentences with plait


1. Noun, singular or mass
Continue weaving the hair until the braided plait is the length you desire.

2. Verb, base form
Make one or two plaits and then turn your core to plait the other side.

2. plait

verb. ['ˈpleɪt'] weave into plaits.

Synonyms

  • weave

Antonyms

  • lie
  • sit

Etymology

  • pleit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plecto (Latin)

3. plait

noun. ['ˈpleɪt'] a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair.

Synonyms

  • queue
  • hair style
  • hairdo
  • twist
  • braid
  • coiffure
  • pigtail
  • tress
  • coif

Antonyms

  • unbend
  • straight line
  • stand still
  • extension

Etymology

  • pleit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plecto (Latin)

4. plait

verb. ['ˈpleɪt'] make by braiding or interlacing.

Synonyms

  • braid
  • lace
  • weave

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • untwist
  • unbraid
  • uncover

Etymology

  • pleit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • plecto (Latin)
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