Pronunciation of Plait
/plˈe͡ɪt/, /plˈe‍ɪt/, /p_l_ˈeɪ_t/

Synonyms for plait:

Sense 1

fold, queue, web.

Sense 2



crease, fold, pleating, tuck, weaving, Plaiting.




plicate, Plicated, Replicated, dualize, duplify, in fold.


corkscrew, enmeshed, spiraling, wreathe, wreathed, Wreathen, Wreathing, wreathes, spiraled, corkscrewed, corkscrewing, corkscrews, interplait, spiralled, spiralling.

twist around


Other synonyms and related words:

amass, bend, bent, box pleat, braiding, building, bun, chignon, coat, coating, cocker, coiffure, coil, confirm, conjoin, consolidate, constrict, construction, corrugate, corrugation, covering, crease, crimp, crinkle, crisp, crumple, cue, curl, cut, deal, device, dishevel, disk, distort, dog-ear, double, double over, doubling, eddy, elbow, encourage, enfold, enhance, enlace, entangle, entwine, felt, filigree, film, flap, flexion, flexure, flounce, flute, foil, fold, food, fortify, fretwork, frill, frizzle, gage, gather, gimmick, gold braid, grating, gridiron, grille, hair style, hairdo, harden, hem, infer, interlace, intertwine, interweave, inverted pleat, join, kick pleat, kink, knife pleat, knitted, lace up, lacing, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, lap, lapel, lattice, leaf, loom, loop, marry, mat, matting, membrane, mesh, net, netting, noose, pane, panel, patina, peel, pellicle, pigtail, plank, plat, plate, plating, pleach, pleat, plexus, plica, plicate, plication, plight, ply, plywood, ponytail, pucker, put together, queue, quill, raddle, rasher, rattail, ravel, reinforce, reticle, roll, ruck, ruff, ruffle, rumple, safety glass, scum, secure, sheet, skein, skin, slab, slat, sleeve, slice, spike, spin, sprain, table, tablet, tail, tangle, tissue, topknot, tracery, trellis, tress, tuck, turn down, turn of events, turn over, twill, twine, twirl, twist, twisting, unite, veneer, wafer, wattle, web, whirl, wicker, winding, wreath, wreathe, wrench, wrinkle, Duplicature, Frounce, Infold, Interknit, Intertie, Intertwist, Intort, Intwine, Plicature, Rimple, Rivel, Collop, Crankle, Crimple, down under, joint, dog's ear, fold over, interfold, lap over, crow's feet, mokes, accordion pleat, braid of hair.

Sense 1 (noun)

afro, beehive, bob, bun, chignon, close, Bobbed, bangs, buzz cut.

Sense 2 (noun)

barbershop, blow-dry, comb, condition, crimp, comb out, cornrow, backcomb.

braid (noun)

crease, fold, plait, pleating, ponytail, queue, tuck, weaving, Plaiting.

coiffure (noun)

afro, beehive, crew cut, da, das, flip, hair, haircut, hairdo, permanent, tail, tease, trim, wave, braids, dreads, beehives, dreadlocks, permanents, pigtails, blow dry, corn rows, fuzz cut, hair-comb, razor cut.

crease (noun)


double thickness (noun)


fold (noun)

circumvolution, convolution, corrugation, flection, flexure, furrow, gather, gathering, groove, lap, lapel, layer, overlap, plica, plication, ply, ruck, ruffle, rumple, shirring, smocking, turn, Plicature, Rimple, Rivel, Ruche, dog's ear, knife-edge.

hair (noun)


hairstyle (noun)


interwoven hair style (noun)


lace (noun)


netting (noun)


plait (noun)

braid, lace, pleat, tress, twist.

pleat (noun)

flute, kilt, pleat, kilts, flutes.

plication (noun)


pucker (noun)


tress (noun)


twist (noun)


web (noun)

lacework, meshwork, reticulation, tissue, webbing, weft, woof, Tissues, gossamers, laceworks, wefts, inter connection, inter connections, inter lacing, inter lacings, inter-connection, inter-connections, inter-lacing, inter-lacings, mattings, meshworks, reticulations, webbings, wickers, interlacings, woofs.

wrinkle (noun)


blend, unite; contrive (verb)


braid (verb)

complect, cue, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace, mesh, ravel, twist, Interknit.

coil, twist together (verb)


contact (verb)


crease (verb)

bend, cockle, corrugate, crimp, crinkle, crumple, dog-ear, double up, pucker, purse, ridge, ruck up, screw up, wrinkle.

double (verb)

amplify, augment, dupe, duplicate, enlarge, grow, increase, loop, magnify, multiply, plicate, redouble, repeat, replicate, supplement, Infold, dualize, duplify.

encircle (verb)


entwine (verb)

braid, coil, corkscrew, curl, embrace, encircle, enmesh, entangle, spiral, surround, wind, wreathe, interplait.

fasten (verb)

baste, bind, bracket, braid, buckle, cement, chain, clinch, connect, couple, fasten, fuse, glue, hinge, hitch, knit, knot, lace, lash, link, paste, sew, splice, stay, stitch, strap, string, suture, tack, tether, tie, weave, weld, zip.

fold (verb)

crisp, double, double over, hem, overlay, telescope, turn under.

fold, rumple (verb)


fold together (verb)


interlace (verb)


interweave (verb)

enlace, pleach, Pleached, Pleaching, enlaced, enlacing, enlaces, inter weave, inter weaved, inter weaves, inter weaving, inter wove, inter woven, inter-weave, inter-weaved, inter-weaves, inter-weaving, inter-wove, inter-woven, pleaches.

make two of; make twice as large (verb)


plait (verb)

crease, flute, fold, interweave, knit, pigtail, plat, pleach, pleat, tress, tuck, twine, weave.

splice (verb)

splice, Intertwist, inter twist, inter twisted, inter twisting, inter twists, inter-twist, inter-twisted, inter-twisting, inter-twists, intertwisted, intertwisting, intertwists.

tuck (verb)

draw together, seamed, Seaming, squeeze in, drawing together, draws together, drew together, in sert, in-sert, made snug, make snug, makes snug, making snug, puts in, putting in, squeezed in, squeezes in, squeezing in.

twist around (verb)


weave (verb)

crisscrossed, crochet, crocheting, interlink, interlinking, matted, move out, reticulate, reticulated, whip through, Interfolded, Zigzagged, Zigzagging, Crocheted, Snaked, Snaking, crochets, crisscrossing, zigzags, interlinked, interlinks, reticulating, piece together, Criss-cross, pieced together, twist and turn, criss cross, criss crossed, criss crosses, criss crossing, criss-crossed, criss-crosses, criss-crossing, crisscrosses, in corporate, in corporates, in-corporate, in-corporates, inter fold, inter folded, inter folding, inter folds, inter link, inter linked, inter linking, inter links, inter mingle, inter mingling, inter-fold, inter-folded, inter-folding, inter-folds, inter-link, inter-linked, inter-linking, inter-links, inter-mingle, inter-mingled, inter-mingles, inter-mingling, interfold, interfolding, interfolds, intro duce, intro duces, intro-duce, intro-duces, move and out, move in and out, move in out, moved and out, moved in and out, moved in out, moved out, moves and out, moves in and out, moves in out, moves out, moving and out, moving in and out, moving in out, moving out, pieces together, reticulates, twist turn, twisted and turn, twisted turn, twisting and turn, twisting turn, twists and turn, twists turn, whipped through, whipping through, whips through, whipt through, piecing together.

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