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

2 senses of plait

Sense 1
braid, plait, tress, twist -- (a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair)
       => hairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure, coif -- (the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair))

Sense 2
pleat, plait -- (any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape)
       => 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")

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

2 senses of plait

Sense 1
braid, lace, plait -- (make by braiding or interlacing; "lace a tablecloth")
       => weave, tissue -- (create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton; "tissue textiles")

Sense 2
plait -- (weave into plaits; "plait hair")
       => weave, interweave -- (interlace by or as if by weaving)

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