Synonyms for fold

Synonyms for (noun) fold

Synonyms: fold, folding

Definition: the act of folding

Usage: he gave the napkins a double fold

Similar words: change of shape

Definition: an action that changes the shape of something

Synonyms: fold, sheep pen, sheepcote, sheepfold

Definition: a pen for sheep

Similar words: pen

Definition: an enclosure for confining livestock

Synonyms: plica, fold

Definition: a folded part (as in skin or muscle)

Similar words: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure

Definition: a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing

Usage: he has good bone structure

Synonyms: flock, fold

Definition: a group of sheep or goats

Similar words: animal group

Definition: a group of animals

Synonyms: fold, faithful, congregation

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

Similar words: social group

Definition: people sharing some social relation

Synonyms: fold, folding

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

Similar words: geologic process, geological process

Definition: (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified

Synonyms: flexure, fold, plication, crease, crimp, bend

Definition: an angular or rounded shape made by folding

Usage: 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

Similar words: angular shape, angularity

Definition: a shape having one or more sharp angles

Synonyms for (verb) fold

Synonyms: fold

Definition: incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating

Usage: Fold the egg whites into the batter

Similar words: integrate, incorporate

Definition: make into a whole or make part of a whole

Usage: She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal

Synonyms: fold, fold up

Definition: become folded or folded up

Usage: The bed folds in a jiffy

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: turn up, fold, fold up

Definition: bend or lay so that one part covers the other

Usage: fold up the newspaper; turn up your collar

Similar words: change surface

Definition: undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface

Synonyms: fold, pen up

Definition: confine in a fold, like sheep

Similar words: hold, confine, restrain

Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement

Usage: This holds the local until the express passengers change trains; About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade; The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center; The terrorists held the journalists for ransom

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