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    crease - Dictionary definition and meaning for word crease

    Definition
    (noun) an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    Synonyms : bend , crimp , flexure , fold , plication
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    Synonyms : crinkle , furrow , line , seam , wrinkle
    Example Sentence
    • his face has many lines
    • ironing gets rid of most wrinkles
    Definition
    (noun) a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade
    Synonyms : creese , kris
    Definition
    (verb) make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    Synonyms : crinkle , crisp , ruckle , scrunch , scrunch up , wrinkle
    Example Sentence
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane
    Definition
    (verb) make wrinkled or creased
    Synonyms : furrow , wrinkle
    Example Sentence
    • furrow one's brow
    Definition
    (verb) scrape gently
    Synonyms : graze , rake
    Example Sentence
    • graze the skin
    Definition
    (verb) become wrinkled or crumpled or creased
    Synonyms : crinkle , crumple , rumple , wrinkle
    Example Sentence
    • This fabric won't wrinkle
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