HyperDic: fold_up

English > 2 senses of the expression fold up:
VERBcontactfold up, fold, turn upbend or lay so that one part covers the other
changefold up, foldbecome folded or folded up
English > fold up: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningbend or lay so that one part covers the other.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey fold up the sheets
Example"fold up the newspaper"
Synonymsfold, turn up
Entailed bydrapeArrange in a particular way
ripple, ruffle, riffle, cockle, undulatestir up (water) so as to form ripples
NarrowercollapseFold or close up
corrugateFold into ridges
crimp, pinchmake ridges into by pinching together
crossfold so as to resemble a cross
furrow, wrinkle, creasemake wrinkled or creased
pleat, plicateFold into pleats, "Pleat the cloth"
ruffle, pleatpleat or gather into a ruffle
tuckmake a tuck or several folds in
wrinkle, ruckle, crease, crinkle, scrunch, scrunch up, crispmake wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
Broaderchange surfaceUndergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
Oppositeunfold, spread, spread out, openspread out or open from a closed or folded state
Spanishdoblar, plegarse, plegar
Catalandoblegar, plegar
English > fold up: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome folded or folded up.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe sheets didn't fold up; These fabrics fold up easily
Narrowerrumple, crumple, wrinkle, crease, crinkleBecome wrinkled or crumpled or creased
BroaderchangeUndergo a change

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