Synonyms of fold in English

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fold1


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verb

1‘I helped him fold his sheets’

SYNONYMS
double, double over, double up, crease, turn under, turn up, turn over, bend, overlap
tuck, gather, pleat, crimp, bunch

2‘fold the cream into the chocolate mixture’

SYNONYMS
mix, blend, stir gently
envelop, introduce, spoon

3‘he folded her in his arms’

SYNONYMS
enfold, wrap, wrap up, envelop
take, gather, clasp, squeeze, clutch
embrace, hug, cuddle, cradle
literary embosom
archaic strain

4‘the firm finally folded in the mid '70s’

SYNONYMS
fail, collapse, crash, founder, be ruined, cave in
go bankrupt, become insolvent, cease trading, go into receivership, go into liquidation, be liquidated, be wound up, be closed, be closed down, be shut, be shut down
informal go bust, go broke, go bump, go under, go to the wall, go belly up, come a cropper, flop, flatline

noun

1‘the curtain falls in soft folds’

SYNONYMS
pleat, gather, ruffle, bunch, turn, folded portion, double thickness, overlap, layer
crease, knife-edge
wrinkle, crinkle, pucker, furrow

Synonyms of fold in English

: fold1fold2

fold2


See definition of fold

noun

1‘the sheep were pushing into the fold’

SYNONYMS
enclosure, pen, paddock, pound, compound, ring, stall
sty, coop
Scottish parrock
North American corral
South African kraal
potrero

2‘he urged them to return to the Roman Catholic fold’

SYNONYMS
community, company, group, body, mass, throng, congregation, assembly
Church, church membership, brethren, parishioners, churchgoers
informal flock