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fold  

[1]  
      vb  
1    to bend or be bent double so that one part covers another  
to fold a sheet of paper     
2    tr   to bring together and intertwine (the arms, legs, etc.)  
she folded her hands     
3    tr   (of birds, insects, etc.) to close (the wings) together from an extended position  
4    tr; often foll by: up or in   to enclose in or as if in a surrounding material  
5    tr; foll by: in   to clasp (a person) in the arms  
6    tr; usually foll by: round, about, etc   to wind (around); entwine  
7    tr  
Poetic   to cover completely  
night folded the earth     
8      (Also)    fold in   tr   to mix (a whisked mixture) with other ingredients by gently turning one part over the other with a spoon  
9    to produce a bend (in stratified rock) or (of stratified rock) to display a bend  
10    intr; often foll by: up  
Informal   to collapse; fail  
the business folded     
      n  
11    a piece or section that has been folded  
a fold of cloth     
12    a mark, crease, or hollow made by folding  
13    a hollow in undulating terrain  
14    a bend in stratified rocks that results from movements within the earth's crust and produces such structures as anticlines and synclines  
15      (Anatomy)      another word for       plica       1  
16    a coil, as in a rope, etc.  
17    an act of folding,   (See also)        fold up  
     (Old English fealdan; related to Old Norse falda , Old High German faldan, Latin duplus double, Greek haploos simple)  
  foldable      adj  
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fold   [2]  
      n  
1   
a    a small enclosure or pen for sheep or other livestock, where they can be gathered  
b    the sheep or other livestock gathered in such an enclosure  
c    a flock of sheep  
2    a church or the members of it  
3    any group or community sharing a way of life or holding the same values  
      vb  
4    tr   to gather or confine (sheep or other livestock) in a fold  
     (Old English falod; related to Old Saxon faled, Middle Dutch vaelt)  

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plica  
      n   pl   , plicae  
1      (Also called)    fold            (Anatomy)   a folding over of parts, such as a fold of skin, muscle, peritoneum, etc.  
2      (Pathol)   a condition of the hair characterized by matting, filth, and the presence of parasites  
     (C17: from Medieval Latin: a fold, from Latin plicare to fold; see ply2)  
  plical      adj  


fold   [1]  
      vb  
1    to bend or be bent double so that one part covers another  
to fold a sheet of paper     
2    tr   to bring together and intertwine (the arms, legs, etc.)  
she folded her hands     
3    tr   (of birds, insects, etc.) to close (the wings) together from an extended position  
4    tr; often foll by: up or in   to enclose in or as if in a surrounding material  
5    tr; foll by: in   to clasp (a person) in the arms  
6    tr; usually foll by: round, about, etc   to wind (around); entwine  
7    tr  
Poetic   to cover completely  
night folded the earth     
8      (Also)    fold in   tr   to mix (a whisked mixture) with other ingredients by gently turning one part over the other with a spoon  
9    to produce a bend (in stratified rock) or (of stratified rock) to display a bend  
10    intr; often foll by: up  
Informal   to collapse; fail  
the business folded     
      n  
11    a piece or section that has been folded  
a fold of cloth     
12    a mark, crease, or hollow made by folding  
13    a hollow in undulating terrain  
14    a bend in stratified rocks that results from movements within the earth's crust and produces such structures as anticlines and synclines  
15      (Anatomy)      another word for       plica       1  
16    a coil, as in a rope, etc.  
17    an act of folding,   (See also)        fold up  
     (Old English fealdan; related to Old Norse falda , Old High German faldan, Latin duplus double, Greek haploos simple)  
  foldable      adj  
fold   [2]  
      n  
1   
a    a small enclosure or pen for sheep or other livestock, where they can be gathered  
b    the sheep or other livestock gathered in such an enclosure  
c    a flock of sheep  
2    a church or the members of it  
3    any group or community sharing a way of life or holding the same values  
      vb  
4    tr   to gather or confine (sheep or other livestock) in a fold  
     (Old English falod; related to Old Saxon faled, Middle Dutch vaelt)  
-fold  
      suffix forming adjectives and adverbs   having so many parts, being so many times as much or as many, or multiplied by so much or so many  
threefold, three-hundredfold     
     (Old English -fald, -feald)  
fold-and-thrust belt  
      n     (Geology)   a linear or arcuate region of the earth's surface that has been subjected to severe folding and thrust faulting  
fold up  
      vb   adv  
1    tr   to make smaller or more compact  
2    intr   to collapse, as with laughter or pain  

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fold  


      vb  
1    bend, crease, crumple, dog-ear, double, double over, gather, intertwine, overlap, pleat, tuck, turn under  
      n  
2    bend, crease, double thickness, folded portion, furrow, knife-edge, layer, overlap, pleat, turn, wrinkle  
      vb  
3    do up, enclose, enfold, entwine, envelop, wrap, wrap up  
4      (informal)   be ruined, close, collapse, crash, fail, go bankrupt, go belly-up     (slang)   go bust     (informal)   go by the board, go down like a lead balloon     (informal)   go to the wall, go under, shut down  

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Consulte también:

-fold, epicanthic fold, fold in, fold limb

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