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See definition of crease on Dictionary.com
  • nounfold, wrinkle
  • verbfold, rumple

synonyms for crease

  • bend
  • bulge
  • cockle
  • corrugation
  • furrow
  • groove
  • line
  • overlap
  • pleat
  • plica
  • pucker
  • ridge
  • ruck
  • tuck
  • rimple
  • rivel
  • rugosity
See also synonyms for: creased
  • crinkle
  • pleat
  • pucker
  • wrinkle
  • bend
  • cockle
  • corrugate
  • crimp
  • crumple
  • dog-ear
  • plait
  • purse
  • ridge
  • double up
  • ruck up
  • screw up
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How to use crease in a sentence

Some brands of planners have optional covers that offer your content extra protection from spills, tears, and creases.
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Over time, hard hooks made of metal can create dents and creases in the padding of headphones with a cushioned or leather head strap.
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The occasions when the Wizards have felt ascendant — truly ascendant — in this century take longer to pry from the creases in your brain than they do to count.
THESE WIZARDS ARE MANY THINGS AS THEY ENTER THE PLAYOFFS. AFRAID IS NOT ONE OF THEM.BARRY SVRLUGAMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He could have left the puck behind the net and reentered the crease the way he came out.
ILYA SAMSONOV’S SHORT CAPS CAREER HAS SEEN HIGHS AND LOWS. HIS GAME 3 PACKED IN BOTH.SAMANTHA PELLMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Penguins’ power play ranked fourth in the NHL this season thanks in large part to how well Pittsburgh created shots in the high-danger areas such as the slot or crease.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2021 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFSMATT BONESTEEL, NEIL GREENBERGMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His save rate on high-danger shots, those originating in the slot or the crease, is one of the worst of this group at 79 percent.
GOALTENDING IS THE CAPITALS’ BIGGEST PLAYOFF WEAKNESS, BUT PETER LAVIOLETTE MAY PROVIDE SOME HOPENEIL GREENBERGMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Dox Aitken had moved within steps of the crease when he unleashed a shot that by all accounts should have given the third-ranked Virginia men’s lacrosse team an overtime win against No.
DOX AITKEN TRIED FOOTBALL AT VILLANOVA. THE PANDEMIC BROUGHT HIM BACK TO VIRGINIA LACROSSE.GENE WANGAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He looks for creases but can also get there through sheer force.
ZION WILLIAMSON IS USED TO REJECTIONYARON WEITZMANAPRIL 16, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Since 2008-09, the first year shot quality data is available from Moneypuck’s archives, the Flyers have allowed a lower rate of high-danger shots — those from the slot or crease — than the rest of the NHL.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS’ GOALTENDING IS BACK TO BEING BAD AS USUALNEIL GREENBERGAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s the kind of record that forms a permanent crease in your memory the moment you first encounter it.
THE WORLD IS FAST. BAD BRAINS ARE FASTER.CHRIS RICHARDSAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO CREASE

  • channel
  • crease
  • fold
  • furrow
  • ridge
  • wrinkle
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