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Verb: crease  krees
  1. Make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    "crease the paper like this to make a crane";
    - wrinkle, ruckle, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp
     
  2. Make wrinkled or creased
    "crease one's brow";
    - furrow, wrinkle
     
  3. Scrape gently
    "crease the skin";
    - graze, rake
     
  4. Become wrinkled, crumpled or creased
    "This fabric won't crease";
    - rumple, crumple, wrinkle, crinkle
Noun: crease  krees
  1. An angular or rounded shape made by folding
    "a crease in his trousers";
    - fold, plication, flexure, crimp, bend
     
  2. A slight depression in the smoothness of a surface
    "ironing gets rid of most creases";
    - wrinkle, furrow, crinkle, seam, line
     
  3. A Malayan dagger with a wavy blade
    - kris, creese [archaic]

Sounds like: kris, creese

Derived forms: creasing, creased, creases

Type of: angular shape, angularity, brush, dagger, depression, fold, fold up, impression, imprint, sticker, turn up

Part of: cutis, skin, tegument

Encyclopedia: Crease