fold

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Definizione monolingua fold


fold


Verb

fold (third-person singular simple present folds, present participle folding, simple past folded or feld (obsolete), past participle folded or rarely folden)


  1. (transitive) to bend (any thin material, such as paper) over so that it comes in contact with itself.
  2. (transitive) to make the proper arrangement (in a thin material) by bending.
    If you fold the sheets, theyll fit more easily in the drawer.
  3. (intransitive) (informal) to fall over.
    The chair folded under his enormous weight.
  4. (intransitive) to give way on a point or in an argument.
  5. To enclose within folded arms
    • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula Chapter 21
      He put out his arms and folded her to his breast. And for a while she lay there sobbing. He looked at us over her bowed head, with eyes that blinked damply above his quivering nostrils. His mouth was set as steel.
  6. (intransitive) (poker) To withdraw from betting.
    With no hearts in the river and no chance to hit his straight, he folded.
  7. (transitive) To stir gently, with a folding action.
    Fold the egg whites into the batter.
  8. (intransitive) Of a company, to cease to trade.
    The company folded after six quaters of negative growth.
Noun

fold (uncountable)


  1. (dialectal, poetic or obsolete) The Earth; earth.


Definizione italiano>inglese fold



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