verb (used with object), creased, creas·ing.
verb (used without object), creased, creas·ing.
Origin of crease1
Synonyms for crease
or crease, kris
Origin of creese
Related Words for creasecrinkle, wrinkle, pucker, pleat, corrugation, ridge, bulge, tuck, overlap, cockle, ruck, bend, plica, line, groove, furrow, purse, plait, crimp, crumple
Examples from the Web for crease
Contemporary Examples of crease
That zone is a fault line, a crease in the planet floor between the North American plate and the Continental plate.Hurricane Sandy Will Be Dwarfed by an Earthquake
November 5, 2012
Historical Examples of crease
With a crease in his lips which now were dry no longer, he looked at Cassy.The Paliser case
I punched a hole with a pin in the crease of the envelope at each end.A Little Miss Nobody
Amy Bell Marlowe
You've kept it folded too long, and the goods is all gone along the crease.My Antonia
The other Etonian is already within a couple of yards of the crease.The Hill
Horace Annesley Vachell
Although not the nearest to him, he resolved to crease this horse.The Dog Crusoe and his Master
Word Origin for crease
1660s, altered from creaste "a ridge," perhaps a variant of crest, via meaning "a fold in a length of cloth" (mid-15c.) which produced a crest. As a verb, from 1580s. Related: Creased; creasing.