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Synonyms for fold
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This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term fold.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend(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"

    Synonyms:
    turn, sheep pen, curve, flexure, plication, bending, sheepcote, faithful, flexion, bend, bend dexter, crease, crimp, wrinkle, seam, twist, flection, creese, plica, sheepfold, pleating, line, furrow, folding, crinkle, crook, congregation, crimper, flock, kris

    Antonyms:
    open, spread, unfold, spread out

  2. congregation, fold, faithful(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    flock, flexure, sheepcote, faithful, crease, plica, folding, congregating, sheepfold, congregation, bend, sheep pen, crimp, plication

    Antonyms:
    spread, spread out, unfold, open

  3. fold, folding(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    flock, flexure, sheepcote, faithful, crease, plica, folding, sheepfold, congregation, bend, sheep pen, crimp, plication, protein folding

    Antonyms:
    spread, spread out, unfold, open

  4. flock, fold(noun)

    a group of sheep or goats

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, folding, bend, peck, mint, crease, plenty, lot, sheep pen, passel, batch, raft, quite a little, plication, spate, muckle, pile, faithful, good deal, stack, crimp, sight, flexure, deal, congregation, troop, sheepfold, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, mess, sheepcote, plica, mass, mountain, great deal, pot

    Antonyms:
    open, unfold, spread out, spread

  5. fold, plica(noun)

    a folded part (as in skin or muscle)

    Synonyms:
    flock, flexure, sheepcote, faithful, crease, plica, folding, sheepfold, congregation, bend, sheep pen, crimp, plication

    Antonyms:
    open, spread, spread out, unfold

  6. fold, sheepfold, sheep pen, sheepcote(noun)

    a pen for sheep

    Synonyms:
    flock, flexure, sheepcote, faithful, crease, plica, folding, sheepfold, congregation, bend, sheep pen, crimp, plication

    Antonyms:
    unfold, spread out, open, spread

  7. fold, folding(verb)

    the act of folding

    "he gave the napkins a double fold"

    Synonyms:
    flock, flexure, sheepcote, faithful, crease, plica, folding, sheepfold, congregation, bend, sheep pen, crimp, plication, protein folding

    Antonyms:
    unfold, spread out, open, spread

  8. fold, fold up, turn up(verb)

    bend or lay so that one part covers the other

    "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"

    Synonyms:
    come out, pen up, shut down, come on, surface, close up, show up, prove, close, close down, turn up, locate, excavate, fold up, turn out, dig up

    Antonyms:
    open, unfold, spread out, spread

  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"

    Synonyms:
    close, close up, close down, shut down, fold up, pen up, turn up

    Antonyms:
    spread out, unfold, open, spread

  10. close up, close, fold, shut down, close down(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"

    Synonyms:
    block, come together, pen up, belt up, shut, button up, fill up, impede, conclude, be quiet, dummy up, clam up, close up, keep mum, close, close down, obstruct, obturate, turn up, shut down, fold up, shut up, jam, occlude

    Antonyms:
    unfold, spread out, spread, open

  11. pen up, fold(verb)

    confine in a fold, like sheep

    Synonyms:
    turn up, fold up, pen up, close down, close up, shut down, close

    Antonyms:
    spread, spread out, unfold, open

  12. fold, fold up(verb)

    become folded or folded up

    "The bed folds in a jiffy"

    Synonyms:
    turn up, fold up, pen up, close down, close up, shut down, close

    Antonyms:
    unfold, spread out, open, spread

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. fold

    Synonyms:
    double, enfold, embrace, envelop, inclose, wrap

    Antonyms:
    unfold, disengage, expose

Editors Contribution

  1. pince

    the term pince comes from the french verb pincer (to pinch): the pinces are internal stitch folds designed to shape a garment.

    the clothing designers are best known for adding pinces when drawing patterns for ladies slacks and skirts as well as mens trousers.

    Submitted by anonymous on December 30, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fold(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pen (for sheep), enclosure

  2. fold(n.)

    Synonyms:
    flock of sheep

  3. fold(n.)

    Synonyms:
    plait, double, doubling, folding, PLICATURE, gather

  4. fold(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    double, lay in folds

  5. fold(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    wrap, inwrap, envelop, infold

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. fold(n)

    Synonyms:
    doubling, plait, convolution, sheep-pen, cote, embrace

  2. fold(v)

    Synonyms:
    double, embrace, infold, clasp

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    folding, bend, dual, double, barn, herd, times, plaice, kink, crease

How to pronounce fold?

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How to say fold in sign language?

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How to use fold in a sentence?

  1. Carissa Christensen:

    I don’t think the accident is going to cause a mass move away from SpaceX, it will be one more fact companies fold into their decisions and their negotiations, but it’s not going to be the only fact, and it’s certainly not going to be the most important fact.

  2. Chrissy Houlahan:

    We were all, you know, kind of experiencing our service in different ways, and I think we're able to fold that in together on legislative ideas and our agendas.

  3. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    Two people sit by the Barcaccia fountain near almost empty Spanish Steps, in Rome on Tuesday. ( AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Premier Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday said he will consider requests to toughen Italys already extraordinary anti-virus lockdown. Adding to its efforts, the Italian government also announced a $ 28 billion allocation to fight the outbreak on both medical and economic fronts. The first measures, expected to be outlined Friday, will support health services, the civil protection agency and the labor market. The Vittorio Emanuele shopping arcade appeared almost desert in Milan on Wednesday as Italy mulls even tighter restrictions on daily life. ( AP Photo/Luca Bruno) The World Health Organizationon Wednesdaydeclared the virus a pandemic, noting that the number of cases outside China had exploded13-fold over the past two weeks. There are now more than 118,000 cases of COVID-19 in 114 countries, with 4,291 deaths, WHO Director-GeneralTedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. Other European nations are issuing measures to slow down and control the spread of the virus, and provide a cushion for the economic shock of the outbreak. Spain Spains coronavirus cases have surpassed 2,000, with roughly half of them in the Madrid region, where two-thirds of the countrys 47 virus-related deaths have occurred, the Health Ministry said Wednesday. The number of cases saw a 60 percent increase since Tuesday. United States TOURISTS QUARANTINED IN SPANISH HOTEL AFTER TESTING POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS : HEALTH OFFICIALS Madrids fatalities are high because much of the contagion there is taking place in nursing homes, said Fernando Simn, director of Spains health emergency center. Empty shelves are seen in a supermarket as people begin to stock up on provisions in Madrid on Tuesday. ( AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Schools and universities in Madrid and two northern regions have been ordered to close for two weeks to help slow the outbreaks spread. Workers were urged to telecommute to help reduce crowds on public transit. Denmark The Scandinavian country saw a 191 percent spike in Spain Spains coronavirus cases, with 90 more infections confirmed on Wednesday, for a total of at least 262. Local Denmark SEES FIRST CORONAVIRUS CASE IN MAN RETURNING FROM ITALY VACATION Denmarks leaders have advised the public to avoid using public transportation, while some schools also closed, Local Denmark reported. Health officials also have advised against shaking hands, a measure that has suspended naturalization ceremonies, which require a mandatory handshake by law, The New York Times reported. Germany With at least 1,300 infections as of Wednesday, Germany so far has only three deaths a low rate that experts attributeto rapid testing as the outbreak unfolded. German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a warning, citingexpert estimates that up to 70 percent of the population could be infected with the virus. HOW IS GERMANY CONTROLLING THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK ? You have to understand that if the virus is there, and the population has no immunity yet to this virus, there are no vaccines and no therapy so far, a high percentage experts say 60 to 70 percent of the population will be infected.

  4. Carissa Christensen:

    It will be one more fact companies fold into their decisions and their negotiations, but it’s not going to be the only fact, and it’s certainly not going to be the most important fact.

  5. Chuku Abali:

    But if we continue to run on charity, we will fold. Things have to be paid for.


Translations for fold

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  • vouAfrikaans
  • طوىArabic
  • дипла, паство, отказвам се, сгъване, кошара, сгъвам, гънка, лоно, прегъвамBulgarian
  • plec, plegar, séc, plegament, doblegarCatalan, Valencian
  • přeložit, vrása, foldovatCzech
  • sich geschlagen geben, falten, Falzung, Schoß, zusammenbrechen, in sich zusammenfallen, zusammenfalten, Faltung, Falz, aussteigen, Faltmanöver, unterheben, zusammenlegen, Falte, Gemeinde, nachgeben, Schafspferch, zusammenkrachenGerman
  • ποίμνιο, ανοίγω, διπλώνω, δίπλωμα, μαντρί, στάνη, καταρρέω, πτυχή, πτύσσωGreek
  • doblar, pliegue, aprisco, doblamiento, corral, revolver suavemente, ceder, doblarse, cuna, pasar, derribarse, plegar, doblez, redil, incorporar, dobladura, cercaSpanish
  • تاهPersian
  • viikata, taittaa, mennä nurin, poimu, taittaminen, lopettaa, luovuttaa, kaatua, taittelu, karsina, sekoittaa, antaa periksi, laskostaa, taitella, taitos, sulkeaFinnish
  • pliage, parc à moutons, plier bagage, laisser tomber, s’écrouler, plier, pliure, bercail, s'écraser, pli, sein de l’Église, bergerie, se coucher, concéder, incorporer, replier, s’effondrerFrench
  • fillIrish
  • pregar, dobradura, pregadura, dobrarGalician
  • hajtásHungarian
  • ծալել, կնճիռ, ծալքArmenian
  • pakka, brjóta samanIcelandic
  • piegareItalian
  • 折る, 畳むJapanese
  • Korean
  • tewandin, qat, pêçan, çemandinKurdish
  • plicareLatin
  • whakapekaMāori
  • plooien, zich gewonnen geven, plooi, vouwenDutch
  • dobrar, dobra, dobraduraPortuguese
  • îndoi, pliaRomanian
  • скла́дка, уступа́ть, скла́дывать, перегиба́ть, сложи́ть, перегну́ть, скла́дывание, коша́ра, уступи́ть, складкаRussian
  • saviti, савити, сложити, složitiSerbo-Croatian
  • veck, vika, böja, vikning, fålla, läggaSwedish
  • మడచు, మడత, మడతపెట్టుTelugu
  • bükmek, katlamakTurkish
  • gập lạiVietnamese
  • Chinese

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