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KK Pronunciation

〔 fold 〕


〔 fould 〕

Overview of noun fold

The noun fold has 7 senses

  • fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend -- (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")

  • congregation, fold, faithful -- (a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church)

  • fold, folding -- (a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock)

  • flock, fold -- (a group of sheep or goats)

  • fold, plica -- (a folded part (as in skin or muscle))

  • fold, sheepfold, sheep pen, sheepcote -- (a pen for sheep)

  • fold, folding -- (the act of folding; "he gave the napkins a double fold")

Overview of verb fold

The verb fold has 5 senses

  • fold, fold up, turn up -- (bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar")

  • fold -- (incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating; "Fold the egg whites into the batter")

  • close up, close, fold, shut down, close down -- (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")

  • pen up, fold -- (confine in a fold, like sheep)

  • fold, fold up -- (become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy")