Textual thesaurus for "fold"

(noun) folding

the act of folding

he gave the napkins a double fold

(noun) sheep pen, sheepcote, sheepfold

a pen for sheep

(noun) plica

a folded part (as in skin or muscle)

(noun) flock

a group of sheep or goats

(noun) faithful, congregation

a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church

(noun) folding

a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock

(noun) flexure, plication, crease, crimp, bend

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

(verb) fold up

become folded or folded up

The bed folds in a jiffy

(verb) turn up, fold up

bend or lay so that one part covers the other

fold up the newspaper; turn up your collar

(verb) pen up

confine in a fold, like sheep

(verb) close, close down, close up, shut down

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