- 1. fold, crease, plication, flexure, crimp, bend, angular shape, angularity
- usage: an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "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"
- 2. congregation, fold, faithful, social group
- usage: a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
- 3. fold, folding, geological process, geologic process
- usage: a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock
- 4. flock, fold, animal group
- usage: a group of sheep or goats
- 5. fold, plica, structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure
- usage: a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
- 6. fold, sheepfold, sheep pen, sheepcote, pen
- usage: a pen for sheep
- 7. fold, folding, change of shape
- usage: the act of folding; "he gave the napkins a double fold"
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- 1. fold, fold up, turn up, change surface
- usage: bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
- 2. fold, integrate, incorporate
- usage: incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating; "Fold the egg whites into the batter"
- 3. close up, close, fold, shut down, close down
- usage: cease to operate or cause to cease operating; "The owners decided to move and to close the factory"; "My business closes every night at 8 P.M."; "close up the shop"
- 4. pen up, fold, restrain, confine, hold
- usage: confine in a fold, like sheep
- 5. fold, fold up, change
- usage: become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy"
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