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1. pleat

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • stay
  • open
  • disintegrate
  • straighten

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Rhymes with Pleat

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat

Sentences with pleat


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sew the top of the pleat down to the waist of the skirt.

2. Adjective
Pleater tape is a band of material that has the pleat pockets already sewn in.

3. Verb, base form
Now it is time to pleat.

2. pleat

verb. ['ˈpliːt'] fold into pleats, "Pleat the cloth".

Synonyms

  • plicate
  • turn up
  • fold up

Antonyms

  • unbend
  • straight line
  • stand still
  • unweave

3. pleat

verb. ['ˈpliːt'] pleat or gather into a ruffle.

Synonyms

  • turn up
  • fold up
  • ruffle

Antonyms

  • extension
  • lose
  • disappear
  • ride
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