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folds

verb
present tense third-person singular of fold

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to lay one part over or against another part of
  • fold the blanket so that it will fit inside the trunk

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folds

noun
plural of fold

Synonyms & Antonyms of folds (Entry 2 of 2)

a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially
  • ready to welcome their old Liberal friend back into the fold

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“Folds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/folds. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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