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"


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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