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Synonyms for folding
fold·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. protein folding, foldingnoun

    the process whereby a protein molecule assumes its intricate three-dimensional shape

    "understanding protein folding is the next step in deciphering the genetic code"

    Synonyms:
    protein folding, fold

    Antonyms:
    noncollapsable, noncollapsible

  2. fold, foldingnoun

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

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

    Antonyms:
    noncollapsible, noncollapsable

  3. fold, foldingadjective

    the act of folding

    "he gave the napkins a double fold"

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

    Antonyms:
    noncollapsible, noncollapsable

  4. foldable, foldaway, folding(a)adjective

    capable of being folded up and stored

    "a foldaway bed"

    Antonyms:
    noncollapsible, noncollapsable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. foldingnoun

    Synonyms:
    plait, double, FOLD

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "folding":

    swing-away, fold, liftable, collapsible, bend

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How to use folding in a sentence?

  1. Pete Buttigieg:

    The thing I love about him, and maybe the thing you love about him, too, is he is the same person whether we are at home folding laundry together, or if he's in front of a room like this, full of supporters. He's the exact same person.

  2. Bill Browder:

    With an incredibly bad hand, Vladimir Putin is bluffing the hell out of the West, if this is a poker analogy : Vladimir Putin has a pair of twos, we have a full house and we are folding our cards.

  3. Jo Hannah Burch:

    I thought that hazing was like going to Starbucks and getting a Frappuccino, or folding someone's laundry.

  4. Anura Rai:

    Folding is quite difficult, clients take time to learn, it's an art and we teach them how to do it.

  5. Wen Yang:

    We were able to see how the collagen fibers deform without a catastrophic failure including the mechanisms of twisting, folding, sliding, stretching, delamination.


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