What are the hypernyms for fold?

Hypernyms for fold

complex body part social group angularity pen bodily structure geological process structure body structure geologic process anatomical structure animal group angular shape change of shape hold change integrate change surface incorporate restrain confine

Definitions for fold

  • verb - incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating; "Fold the egg whites into the batter"
  • noun - the act of folding; "he gave the napkins a double fold"
  • verb - become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy"
  • verb - bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
  • verb - confine in a fold
  • verb - 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"
  • noun - a pen for sheep
  • noun - a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
  • noun - a group of sheep or goats
  • noun - a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
  • noun - a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock
  • noun - 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"
  • Pronounciation of fold

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    Synonyms for fold

    plica crease bend sheepfold flock plication folding sheep pen congregation flexure sheepcote faithful crimp close down pen up close up fold up close shut down turn up

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    Holonyms for fold


    Hyponyms for fold

    vocal fold tentorium twist epicanthus vocal band flock twirl plication epicanthic fold plica vocalis plait pucker pleating vocal cord ruga kink ruck pleat scrunch ruffle cross retire crumple plicate scrunch up tuck collapse wrinkle furrow crisp crimp adjourn crease crinkle ruckle corrugate pinch withdraw rumple

    Meronyms for fold


    Sounds like fold

    fabled Fallot fallout fall out fauld fault faulty faveolate fealty feel out felid Felidae Fellata fellate fellatio felt felted felt hat field field day field hut filet file out filial duty filiate filled fillet fill out filth filthy