Definition of FOLD

  1. (noun)an angular or rounded shape made by folding
  2. (noun)a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
  3. (noun)a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock
  4. (noun)a group of sheep or goats
  5. (noun)a folded part (as in skin or muscle)
  6. (noun)a pen for sheep
  7. (noun)the act of folding
  8. (verb)bend or lay so that one part covers the other
  9. (verb)incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating
  10. (verb)cease to operate or cause to cease operating
  11. (verb)confine in a fold, like sheep
  12. (verb)become folded or folded up