Definition Of fold


(of an enterprise or organization) cease operating as a result of financial problems or a lack of support.

the club folded earlier this year

a form or shape produced by the gentle draping of a loose, full garment or piece of cloth.

the fabric fell in soft folds

a line or crease produced in paper or cloth as the result of folding it.

Folding clothes gives a sharp crease along the fold line.

a pen or enclosure in a field where livestock, especially sheep, can be kept.

Whaw comes from the Norse meaning ‘the enclosure near the fold where sheep are milked’.

bend (something flexible and relatively flat) over on itself so that one part of it covers another.

she folded all her clothes and packed all her bags

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Example Of fold

  • fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture

  • A very wise man says it is better to go after one stray sheep than stay with 99 sheep who are safe in the fold .

  • Although the seats don't fold completely flat, space is still ample.

  • an unerring knack for knowing when to fold and when to stay in

  • And a beautiful, filthy-rich Westmount student communist uses her charms to lure him into the fold .

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