Synonyms of pleat
foldDictionary • large baggy trousers, pleated at the front
fold • He folded the paper carefully.
crease • Most outfits crease a bit when you're travelling.
gather • Gather the skirt at the waist.
tuck • Pin and tuck back pieces together with right sides facing.
pucker • She puckered her lips and kissed him on the nose.
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creaseCreases are lines that are made in cloth or paper when it is crushed or folded.
• She frowned at the creases in her silk dress.
creaseIf cloth or paper creases or if you crease it, lines form in it when it is crushed or folded.
• Most outfits crease a bit when you're travelling. • Liz sat down carefully, so as not to crease her skirt.
foldA fold in a piece of paper or cloth is a bend that you make in it when you put one part of it over another part and press the edge.
• Make another fold and turn the ends together.
Thesaurus for pleat from the Collins English Thesaurus
any of various types of fold formed by doubling back fabric and pressing, stitching, or steaming into place