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plait

plait

pronunciation:
pleIt [or] plaet
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: strands, as of hair or cloth, woven together; braid.
synonyms:
braid, plat
similar words:
cornrow, cue, pigtail, queue, twine, twist
definition 2: a fold made by overlapping and sewing together a single piece of cloth or the like; pleat.
synonyms:
pleat
similar words:
fold, frill, gather, shirr, tuck
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: plaited, plaiting, plaits
definition 1: to weave together strands of, so as to make a braid.
synonyms:
braid, plat
similar words:
cornrow, cue, double, fold, frill, gather, interlace, intertwine, interweave, ruffle, shirr, twine, twist
definition 2: to sew together, so as to make a pleat.
definition 3: to make (something) by either of these processes.
similar words:
braid, twine