verb (used with object)
1. to put into a small, close, or concealing place: Tuck the money into your wallet.
2. to thrust in the loose end or edge of (a garment, covering, etc.) so as to hold closely in place (usually followed by in, up, under, etc.): Tuck in your blouse. Tuck the edge of the sheet under the mattress.
3. to cover snugly in or as if in this manner: She tucked the children into bed.
4. to pull up into a fold or folds; draw up into a folded arrangement (usually followed by in, up, etc.): to tuck up one's skirts; to tuck one's knees under one's chin.
5. Needlework. to sew tucks in.
6. to pass (a strand) above or below another one.
7. Informal. to eat or drink (usually followed by in, away, etc.): He tucked away a big meal.
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