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    fold - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fold

    Definition
    (noun) an angular or rounded shape made by folding
    Synonyms : bend , crease , crimp , flexure , plication
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
    Synonyms : congregation , faithful
    Definition
    (noun) a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock
    Synonyms : folding
    Definition
    (noun) a group of sheep or goats
    Synonyms : flock
    Definition
    (noun) a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
    Synonyms : plica
    Definition
    (noun) a pen for sheep
    Synonyms : sheep pen , sheepcote , sheepfold
    Definition
    (noun) the act of folding
    Synonyms : folding
    Example Sentence
    • he gave the napkins a double fold
    Definition
    (verb) bend or lay so that one part covers the other
    Synonyms : fold up , turn up
    Example Sentence
    • fold up the newspaper
    • turn up your collar
    Definition
    (verb) incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating
    Example Sentence
    • Fold the egg whites into the batter
    Definition
    (verb) cease to operate or cause to cease operating
    Synonyms : close , close down , close up , shut down
    Example Sentence
    • The owners decided to move and to close the factory
    • My business closes every night at 8 P.M.
    • close up the shop
    Definition
    (verb) confine in a fold, like sheep
    Synonyms : pen up
    Definition
    (verb) become folded or folded up
    Synonyms : fold up
    Example Sentence
    • The bed folds in a jiffy
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