To lap or lay in plaits or folds; to lay one part over another part of; to double; as, to fold cloth; to fold a letter.
- To bend over or double up so that one part lies on another part: fold a sheet of paper.
- To make compact by doubling or bending over parts: folded the laundry; folded the chairs for stacking.
- To bring from an extended to a closed position: The hawk folded its wings.
- To bring from a compact to an extended position; unfold: folded the ironing board down from the wall; folded out the map to see where we were.
- To place together and intertwine: fold one's arms.
- To envelop or clasp; enfold: folded his children to his breast; folded the check into the letter.
- To blend (a light ingredient) into a heavier mixture with a series of gentle turns: folded the beaten egg whites into the batter.
- Informal To discontinue operating; close: They had to fold the company a year after they started it.
- Games To withdraw (one's hand) in defeat, as by laying cards face down on a table.
- Geology To form bends in (a stratum of rock).
- To become folded.
- To be capable of being folded: a bed that folds for easy storage.
- Informal To close, especially for lack of financial success; fail.
- Games To withdraw from a game in defeat.
- Informal To give in; buckle: a team that never folded under pressure.
- Informal To weaken or collapse from exertion.
- The act or an instance of folding.
- A part that has been folded over or against another: the loose folds of the drapery; clothes stacked in neat folds.
- A line or mark made by folding; a crease: tore the paper carefully along the fold.
- A coil or bend, as of rope.
- Chiefly British A hill or dale in undulating country.
- Geology A bend in a stratum of rock.
- Anatomy A crease or ridge apparently formed by folding, as of a membrane; a plica.
- A fenced enclosure for domestic animals, especially sheep.
- A flock of sheep.
- A group of people or institutions bound together by common beliefs and aims: "He is a living testament to the wisdom of admitting lay psychoanalysts into the official fold” ( Jerome Bruner).
- A religious congregation: The priest welcomed new parishioners into the fold.
- To place or keep (sheep, for example) in a fenced enclosure.
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ആട്ടില്തൊഴുത്ത് - Aattilthozhuththu | attilthozhuthu ;തിരുസഭ - Thirusabha ;മെടയുക - Medayuka ;മടിപ്പ് - Madippu ;ചുളിക്കുക - Chulikkuka ;വലി - Vali ;