Definition of the fold
- His former colleagues would be glad to welcome him back into the fold.
: an enclosure for sheep
: a flock of sheep
: a group of people or institutions that share a common faith, belief, activity, or enthusiasm
: to pen up or confine (sheep) in a fold
: to lay one part over another part of
: to reduce the length or bulk of by doubling over
: to clasp together : entwine
: a part doubled or laid over another part : pleat
: something that is folded together or that enfolds
: a bend or flexure produced in rock by forces operative after the depositing or consolidation of the rock
: multiplied by (a specified number) : times
: having (so many) parts
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