crease

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkriːs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kris/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(krēs)


Inflections of 'crease' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
creases
v 3rd person singular
creasing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
creased
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
creased
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

crease

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. fold to give a [sharp, marked] crease
  2. [tear, fold] at the crease
  3. The [shirt, blouse, suit] has creases.
  4. creases on the [shirt]
  5. iron out the [shirt] creases
  6. iron the creases out
  7. There are creases on the [collar, arm, back].
  8. The [shirt] is full of creases.
  9. try to [prevent, avoid] creases
  10. has creases around her eyes
  11. has (many) creases on his [face, forehead]
  12. creases caused by [age, stress, concern, worry]
  13. His [eyebrows, forehead] formed a crease.
  14. in the crease of his [mouth, inner arm]
  15. Creases are appearing on her [skin, face].
  16. sports: ran up to the bowling crease
v
  1. crease the [page, cover, paper]
  2. crease your [shirt, jacket]
  3. her [face, cheeks] creased in a smile
  4. a frown creased his [brow, forehead]
  5. the [material, fabric] creases easily
  6. UK: [he, that] creases me up
  7. UK: [he] makes me crease up
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