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Synonyms and Antonyms of fold

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synonym (synonym of fold)

  • (noun.shape)
    an angular or rounded shape made by folding (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.process)
    a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock (noun.process)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a group of sheep or goats (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a folded part (as in skin or muscle) (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a pen for sheep (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    bend or lay so that one part covers the other (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    cease to operate or cause to cease operating (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    confine in a fold, like sheep (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.change)
    become folded or folded up (verb.change)
     

antonym (antonym of fold)

  • (verb.contact)
    spread out or open from a closed or folded state (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning (verb.social)
     

hypernym (fold IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a folded part (as in skin or muscle) (noun.body)
    a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing (noun.body)
     
  • a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock (noun.process)
    (geology) a natural process whereby geological features are modified (noun.process)
     
  • a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church (noun.group)
    people sharing some social relation (noun.group)
     
  • a group of sheep or goats (noun.group)
    a group of animals (noun.group)
     
  • a pen for sheep (noun.artifact)
    an enclosure for confining livestock (noun.artifact)
     
  • an angular or rounded shape made by folding (noun.shape)
    a shape having one or more sharp angles (noun.shape)
     
  • become folded or folded up (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • bend or lay so that one part covers the other (verb.contact)
    undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface (verb.change)
     
  • confine in a fold, like sheep (verb.contact)
    to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement (verb.contact)
     
  • incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating (verb.change)
    make into a whole or make part of a whole (verb.change)
     
  • the act of folding (noun.act)
    an action that changes the shape of something (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF fold relation)

  • a folded part (as in skin or muscle) (noun.body)
    a vertical fold of skin over the nasal canthus; normal for Mongolian peoples; sometimes occurs in Down's syndrome (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    either of two pairs of folds of mucous membrane projecting into the larynx (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    (anatomy) a fold or wrinkle or crease (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    (anatomy) a fold of dura mater that covers the cerebellum and supports the occipital lobes of the cerebrum (noun.body)
     
  • a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church (noun.group)
    a church congregation guided by a pastor (noun.group)
     
  • an angular or rounded shape made by folding (noun.shape)
    any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight (noun.shape)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    an irregular fold in an otherwise even surface (as in cloth) (noun.shape)
     
  • become folded or folded up (verb.change)
    become wrinkled or crumpled or creased (verb.change)
     
  • bend or lay so that one part covers the other (verb.contact)
    fold into pleats, (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make wrinkled or creased (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    fold into ridges (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    pleat or gather into a ruffle (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make a tuck or several folds in (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make ridges into by pinching together (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    fold so as to resemble a cross (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    fold or close up (verb.motion)
     
  • cease to operate or cause to cease operating (verb.social)
    break from a meeting or gathering (verb.social)
     
  • the act of folding (noun.act)
    the act of folding in parallel folds (noun.act)
     

member holonym (MEMBER OF relation)

  • a group of sheep or goats (noun.group)
    woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat (noun.animal)
     

member meronym (HAS MEMBER relation)

  • a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church (noun.group)
    a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith (noun.group)
     

derivation (.... is derived from fold)

  • (verb.motion)
    come together, usually for a purpose (verb.motion)
     
  • a pen for sheep (noun.artifact)
    confine in a fold, like sheep (verb.contact)
     
  • an angular or rounded shape made by folding (noun.shape)
    fold into pleats, (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    make ridges into by pinching together (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    form a curve (verb.motion)
     
  • become folded or folded up (verb.change)
    the act of folding (noun.act)
     
  • bend or lay so that one part covers the other (verb.contact)
    the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    covering that is folded over to protect the contents (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    an angular or rounded shape made by folding (noun.shape)
     
  • cease to operate or cause to cease operating (verb.social)
    termination of operations (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who closes something (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.time)
    the temporal end; the concluding time (noun.time)
     
  • confine in a fold, like sheep (verb.contact)
    a pen for sheep (noun.artifact)
     
  • the act of folding (noun.act)
    become folded or folded up (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    bend or lay so that one part covers the other (verb.contact)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym member holonym member meronym derivation bend crease congregation faithful folding flock open spread spread out unfold open up change of shape pen anatomical structure bodily structure animal group social group pleating plication epicanthic fold epicanthus plica vocalis vocal band sheep denomination fold up turn up pen up congregate pleat

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