- bend (something flexible and relatively flat) over on itself so that one part of it covers another；mix an ingredient gently with (another ingredient), especially by lifting a mixture with a spoon so as to enclose it without stirring or beating
- a form or shape produced by the gentle draping of a loose, full garment or piece of cloth；an area of skin that sags or hangs loosely.
verb: fold, 3rd person present: folds, gerund or present participle: folding, past tense: folded, past participle: folded
noun: fold, plural noun: folds
- 1. 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 同義詞 double, double over, double up, crease, turn under, ... 更多
- ▪ mix an ingredient gently with (another ingredient), especially by lifting a mixture with a spoon so as to enclose it without stirring or beating fold the egg whites into the chocolate mixture 同義詞 mix, blend, stir gently, envelop, introduce, ... 更多
- ▪ (of a piece of furniture or equipment) be able to be bent or rearranged into a flatter or more compact shape, typically in order to make it easier to store or carry the deck chair folds flat
- ▪ bend or rearrange (a piece of folding furniture or equipment) he folded up his tripod
- ▪ be able to be opened out; unfold the sofa folds out
- ▪ cause (rock strata) to undergo bending or curvature a more active period of igneous activity caused intense folding
- 2. cover or wrap something in (a soft or flexible material) a plastic bag was folded around the book
- ▪ hold or clasp (someone) closely in one's arms with passion or deep affection Bob folded her in his arms and kissed her 同義詞 enfold, wrap, wrap up, envelop, take, ... 更多
- 3. informal (of an enterprise or organization) cease operating as a result of financial problems or a lack of support the club folded earlier this year 同義詞 fail, collapse, crash, founder, be ruined, ... 更多
- ▪ (especially of a sports player or team) suddenly stop performing well or effectively he folded in the second round
- ▪ (of a poker player) drop out of a hand an unerring knack for knowing when to fold and when to stay in
- 1. a form or shape produced by the gentle draping of a loose, full garment or piece of cloth the fabric fell in soft folds
- ▪ an area of skin that sags or hangs loosely.
- 2. British an undulation or gentle curve of the ground; a slight hill or hollow the house lay in a fold of the hills
- ▪ a bend or curvature of strata.
- 3. a line or crease produced in paper or cloth as the result of folding it.
- ▪ a piece of paper or cloth that has been folded a fold of paper slipped out of the diary