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plies

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular of ply

Synonyms of plies

(Entry 1 of 2)

to bring to bear especially forcefully or effectively
  • she plied all of her charm and intelligence to convince everyone to volunteer as tutors

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plies

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of ply

Synonyms & Antonyms of plies (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause to twine about one another
  • two single yarns were plied together to get the fabric that smooth, firm feel

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“Plies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/plies. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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