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Verb
To fold or bend something over, especially so that it comes in contact with itself
“Mama asks me to help her fold the sheets, a chore I usually enjoy.”
Verb
To wrinkle, or cause to become wrinkled
“His freckles were starting to fold into wrinkles from working outside in the sun and the wind.”
Verb
To envelop or enclose someone or something
“He felt a powerful rush of desire to fold her in his arms and embrace her tightly, but knew that such a thing was impossible.”
Verb
(of a business) To go bankrupt or become insolvent
“He was unable to secure a traditional loan to expand his inventory and feared his business would eventually fold.”
Verb
To fail, especially in spectacular fashion
“For the past two years, Soverel has co-skippered Locura, a boat that tore up its competition in early races, only to fold In the final leg of the six-race series.”
Verb
To blend by stirring gently, with a folding action
“Using a large metal spoon, fold the egg white into the batter.”
Noun
(facings) The cuffs, collar, and lapels of a military jacket
Noun
Plural for the form or shape produced by folding something
“Very soon, I knew her as well as any old house in the city and could have described every fold in her dress and every feature in her face.”
Noun
Plural for a furrow or wrinkle on a surface
“Every fold in his forehead seemed to break in the middle and diverge toward the meeting of his eyebrows.”
Noun
Plural for a group of people sharing a common or social interest
“He doubted if the people at home would accept him in their fold, having conducted himself unbefittingly.”
Noun
Plural for a pen or enclosure in a field where livestock, especially sheep, can be kept
“At nightfall, the shepherd shut him with the sheep in the fold and made it fast all around by blocking the entrance.”
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