the fold

Definition of the fold

:a group of people who have a shared faith or interest
  • His former colleagues would be glad to welcome him back into the fold.

Word by Word Definitions

fold play
  1. : an enclosure for sheep

  2. : a flock of sheep

  3. : a group of people or institutions that share a common faith, belief, activity, or enthusiasm

  1. : to pen up or confine (sheep) in a fold

  1. : to lay one part over another part of

  2. : to reduce the length or bulk of by doubling over

  3. : to clasp together : entwine

  1. : a part doubled or laid over another part : pleat

  2. : something that is folded together or that enfolds

  3. : a bend or flexure produced in rock by forces operative after the depositing or consolidation of the rock

  1. : multiplied by (a specified number) : times

  2. : having (so many) parts


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