Synonyms of fold in English

: fold1fold2

fold1


See definition of fold

verb

1‘I helped him fold his sheets’

SYNONYMS

double, double over, double up, crease, turn under, turn up, turn over, bend, overlap

tuck, gather, pleat, crimp, bunch

2‘fold the cream into the chocolate mixture’

SYNONYMS

mix, blend, stir gently

envelop, introduce, spoon

3‘he folded her in his arms’

SYNONYMS

enfold, wrap, wrap up, envelop

take, gather, clasp, squeeze, clutch

embrace, hug, cuddle, cradle

literary embosom

archaic strain

4‘the firm finally folded in the mid '70s’

SYNONYMS

fail, collapse, crash, founder, be ruined, cave in

go bankrupt, become insolvent, cease trading, go into receivership, go into liquidation, be liquidated, be wound up, be closed, be closed down, be shut, be shut down

informal go bust, go broke, go bump, go under, go to the wall, go belly up, come a cropper, flop, flatline


noun

1‘the curtain falls in soft folds’

SYNONYMS

pleat, gather, ruffle, bunch, turn, folded portion, double thickness, overlap, layer

crease, knife-edge

wrinkle, crinkle, pucker, furrow


Synonyms of fold in English

: fold1fold2

fold2


See definition of fold

noun

1‘the sheep were pushing into the fold’

SYNONYMS

enclosure, pen, paddock, pound, compound, ring, stall

sty, coop

Scottish parrock

North American corral

South African kraal

potrero

2‘he urged them to return to the Roman Catholic fold’

SYNONYMS

community, company, group, body, mass, throng, congregation, assembly

Church, church membership, brethren, parishioners, churchgoers

informal flock