Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun crease

3 senses of crease

Sense 1
fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend -- (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")
       => angular shape, angularity -- (a shape having one or more sharp angles)

Sense 2
wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line -- (a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles")
       => depression, impression, imprint -- (a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud")

Sense 3
kris, creese, crease -- (a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade)
       => dagger, sticker -- (a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb crease

4 senses of crease

Sense 1
wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp -- (make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane")
       => fold, fold up, turn up -- (bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar")

Sense 2
furrow, wrinkle, crease -- (make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one's brow")
       => fold, fold up, turn up -- (bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar")

Sense 3
graze, crease, rake -- (scrape gently; "graze the skin")
       => brush -- (touch lightly and briefly; "He brushed the wall lightly")

Sense 4
rumple, crumple, wrinkle, crease, crinkle -- (become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle")
       => fold, fold up -- (become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy")

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