Synonyms of foliate


1. foliate, forge, hammer

usage: hammer into thin flat foils; "foliate metal"

2. foliate, decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify

usage: decorate with leaves

3. foliate, coat, surface

usage: coat or back with metal foil; "foliate glass"

4. foliate, paginate, page, number

usage: number the pages of a book or manuscript

5. foliate, develop, make grow

usage: grow leaves; "the tree foliated in Spring"


1. foliate, foliated

usage: ornamented with foliage or foils; "foliate tracery"; "a foliated capital"

2. foliate, leafy (vs. leafless)

usage: (often used as a combining form) having or resembling a leaf or having a specified kind or number of leaves; "`foliate' is combined with the prefix `tri' to form the word `trifoliate'"

3. foliate, foliated, foliaceous, stratified (vs. unstratified), bedded

usage: (especially of metamorphic rock) having thin leaflike layers or strata

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Definition and meaning of foliate (Dictionary)