Definition of Fold


  • the act of folding
    "he gave the napkins a double fold"
  • a pen for sheep
    - sheep pen
  • a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
  • a group of sheep or goats
  • a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock
  • a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
  • 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"


  • become folded or folded up
    "The bed folds in a jiffy"
    - fold up
  • confine in a fold, like sheep
    - pen up
  • 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"
    - close up - shut down - close down
  • incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating
    "Fold the egg whites into the batter"
  • bend or lay so that one part covers the other
    "fold up the newspaper"
    "turn up your collar"
    - fold up - turn up
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble fold

9 unscramble word found using the letters fold.

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