Dictionary Results for fold


1. fold - noun

· an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow"

Synonym(s): crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend

Hypernym(s): angular_shape, angularity




2. fold - noun

· a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church

Synonym(s): congregation, faithful

Hypernym(s): social_group




3. fold - noun

· a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock

Synonym(s): folding

Hypernym(s): geological_process, geologic_process




4. fold - noun

· a group of sheep or goats

Synonym(s): flock

Hypernym(s): animal_group




5. fold - noun

· a folded part (as in skin or muscle)

Synonym(s): plica

Hypernym(s): structure, anatomical_structure, complex_body_part, bodily_structure, body_structure




6. fold - noun

· a pen for sheep

Synonym(s): sheepfold, sheep_pen, sheepcote

Hypernym(s): pen




7. fold - noun

· the act of folding; "he gave the napkins a double fold"

Synonym(s): folding

Hypernym(s): change_of_shape




8. fold - verb

· bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"

Synonym(s): fold_up, turn_up

Hypernym(s): change_surface

Antonym(s): unfold




9. fold - verb

· incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating; "Fold the egg whites into the batter"

Hypernym(s): integrate, incorporate




10. fold - verb

· cease to operate or cause to cease operating; "The owners decided to move and to close the factory"; "My business closes every night at 8 P.M."; "close up the shop"

Synonym(s): close_up, close, shut_down, close_down




11. fold - verb

· confine in a fold, like sheep

Synonym(s): pen_up

Hypernym(s): restrain, confine, hold, constrain




12. fold - verb

· become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy"

Synonym(s): fold_up

Hypernym(s): change





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