enfold: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (en-fōld'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to wrap up; envelop: to enfold someone in a cloak.
  2. to surround as if with folds: He wished to enfold her in the warmth of his love. What happened is enfolded in mystery.
  3. to hug or clasp; embrace: She enfolded him in her arms.
  4. to form into a fold or folds: The material of the skirt had been enfolded to form a loose, graceful drape.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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