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-fold /fəʊld $ foʊld/ suffix
fold /fəʊld $ foʊld/ verb

تا زدن یا شدن ، چین ، اغل گوسفند ، دسته یا گله گوسفند ، حصار ، چندان ، چند لا ، بشکست خود اعتراف کردن ، بکسب یا شغل پایان دادن ، در اغل کردن ، جا کردن ، تا کردن ، تا زدن ، پیچیدن ، تا خوردن ، بهم امیختن ، علوم مهندسی: پیچ ، عمران: چین خوردگی زمین ، معماری: چین
- bend, crease, double over
- go bankrupt, collapse, crash, fail, go bust (informal), go to the wall, go under, shut down
- crease, bend, furrow, overlap, pleat, wrinkle

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

-fold /fəʊld $ foʊld/ suffix
[Language: Old English; Origin: -feald]

1. [in adjectives] of a particular number of kinds:
The government’s role in health care is twofold: first, to provide the resources and, second, to make them work better for patients.

2. [in adverbs] a particular number of times:
The value of the house has increased fourfold (=it is now worth four times as much as before).

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. fold1 W3 /fəʊld $ foʊld/ verb
[Word Family: verb: fold, unfold; noun: fold, folder; adjective: folded, folding]
[Language: Old English; Origin: fealdan]

1. BEND [transitive] to bend a piece of paper, cloth etc by laying or pressing one part over another:
Fold the paper along the dotted line.
It’ll fit in if you fold it in half.
fold something over/under/down etc
Spoon the filling onto the dough, fold it over, and press down the edges.

2. SMALLER/NEATER [transitive] (also fold up) to fold something several times so that it makes a small neat shape ⇒ unfold:
I wish you kids would fold up your clothes!
He folded the map neatly.

3. FURNITURE ETC [intransitive and transitive] if something such as a piece of furniture folds, or you fold it, you make it smaller or move it to a different position by bending it:
The chairs fold flat for storage.
fold (something) away/up/down etc
a useful little bed that folds away when you don’t need it
Can you fold the shutters back?folding

4. fold your arms to bend your arms so that they rest together against your body:
George stood silently with his arms folded.

5. BUSINESS [intransitive] (also fold up) if an organization folds, it closes because it does not have enough money to continue

6. COVER [transitive always + adverb/preposition] to cover something, especially by wrapping it in material or putting your hand over it
fold something in something
a silver dagger folded in a piece of white cloth

7. fold somebody in your arms literary to hold someone closely by putting your arms around them
fold something ↔ in (also fold something into something) phrasal verb
to gently mix another substance into a mixture when you are preparing food:
Next, fold in the sugar.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. fold2 noun [countable]
[Word Family: verb: fold, unfold; noun: fold, folder; adjective: folded, folding]
[Sense 1,2,5: Date: 1200-1300; Origin: fold1]
[Sense 3,4: Language: Old English; Origin: falod]

1. LINE a line made in paper or material when you fold one part of it over another:
Bend back the card and cut along the fold.

2. SKIN/MATERIAL [usually plural] the folds in material, skin etc are the loose parts that hang over other parts of it:
Her dress hung in soft folds.

3. the fold the group of people that you belong to and share the same beliefs and ideas as
return to/come back into the fold
The Church will welcome him back into the fold.
stray from/leave the fold
a former advocate of free market economics who had strayed from the fold

4. SHEEP a small area of a field surrounded by a wall or fence where sheep are kept for safety Synonym : pencorral

5. ROCK technical a bend in layers of rock, caused by underground movements in the earth

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. part of sth folded
ADJ. billowing, loose, soft billowing folds of clouds
deep, heavy | neat | vertical
VERB + FOLD be hidden behind/by/in The troops were hidden by the deep folds of the ground.
fall in, hang in ~s The fabric fell in soft folds. His face hung in heavy folds.
PREP. in a/the ~ It was a solitary spot in a fold between two hills.
~ in a fold in the land
PHRASES folds of flesh/skin the loose folds of flesh under her chin

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. the fold: group of people who feel they belong
ADJ. international | family | Anglican, Catholic, etc.
VERB + FOLD join | leave | come back into/to, return to | be back in The country is now firmly back in the international fold.
bring sb (back) into/to The indigenous people were brought into the Catholic fold.
accept sb back into, welcome sb (back) into/to His father finally accepted him back into the family fold.
PREP. within a/the ~ opposing viewpoints within the Anglican fold

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

ADV. carefully, neatly | deftly He deftly folded the typed sheets and replaced them in the envelope.
gently Her hands lay gently folded in her lap.
in half, in two She folded the piece of paper in half.
back, down, over | up I folded up the clothes and put them away.
PREP. into She folded the clothes into a neat bundle.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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