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fold
1. I
does his table (bed, chair, etc.) fold? этот стол и т. д. складывается?
2. III
fold smth. fold a sheet (a blanket, a napkin, one's clothes, a newspaper, a letter, a piece of paper, the wings, etc.) складывать простыни и т. д., fold one's arms а) скрестить руки на груди; б) бездействовать
3. IV
fold smth. in some mariner fold the scarf (the piece of paper, the handkerchief, etc.) neatly (slowly, absent-mindedly, etc.) складывать шарф аккуратно и т. д.
4. XV
|| fold flat становиться плоским, когда складывают; this chair folds flat это складной стул и в сложенном виде он плоский
5. XVI
fold from smth. the cloak folds from left to right плащ застегивается на правую сторону
6. XXI1
1) fold smth. in smth. fold the pills in a blue paper завертывать пилюли в голубую бумажку; fold a table-cloth (a scarf, a handkerchief etc.) in half (in two, in three, etc.) складывать скатерть и т. д. пополам и т. д., fold one's hands in prayer молитвенно сложить руки; fold one's hands in entreaty сложить руки в мольбе
2) fold smth. across (about, etc.) smth. fold the shawl across one's breast закутываться в шаль; he folded his cloak about him он запахнул плащ
3) fold smth., smb., about (round, on, to, etc.) smth. fold a piece of paper about the flower обернуть цветы в бумагу; the cat folded its tail round its front feet кошка обвила передние лапы хвостом; fold one's arms on one's chest скрестить руки, на груди; he folded his arms round her neck он обхватил ее за шею; fold.the child to one's breast прижимать ребенка к груди; fold smb. in one's arms обнимать кого-л.

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • fold — fold·able; fold·age; fold; fold·less; in·fold; man·i·fold·er; man·i·fold·ly; man·i·fold·ness; mil·lion·fold; mul·ti·fold; one·fold; re·fold; re·fold·er; scaf·fold·age; scaf·fold·er; scaf·fold·ing; sev·en·fold·ed; tri·fold; twi·fold;… …   English syllables

  • Fold — Fold, n. [OE. fald, fold, AS. fald, falod.] 1. An inclosure for sheep; a sheep pen. [1913 Webster] Leaps o er the fence with ease into the fold. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A flock of sheep; figuratively, the Church or a church; as, Christ s fold.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fold — (f[=o]ld), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Folded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Folding}.] [OE. folden, falden, AS. fealdan; akin to OHG. faltan, faldan, G. falten, Icel. falda, Dan. folde, Sw. f[*a]lla, Goth. fal[thorn]an, cf. Gr. di pla sios twofold, Skr. pu[.t]a a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fold — fold1 [fōld] vt. [ME folden < OE faldan (WS fealdan), akin to Ger falten < IE * pel to < base * pel , to fold > (SIM)PLE, (TRI)PLE] 1. a) to bend or press (something) so that one part is over another; double up on itself [to fold a… …   English World dictionary

  • Fold — Fold, n. [From {Fold}, v. In sense 2 AS. feald, akin to fealdan to fold.] 1. A doubling,esp. of any flexible substance; a part laid over on another part; a plait; a plication. [1913 Webster] Mummies . . . shrouded in a number of folds of linen.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fold — Ⅰ. fold [1] ► VERB 1) bend (something) over on itself so that one part of it covers another. 2) (often as adj. folding) be able to be folded into a flatter shape. 3) use (a soft or flexible material) to cover or wrap something in. 4)… …   English terms dictionary

  • fold — [fəʊld ǁ foʊld] also fold up verb [intransitive] ECONOMICS if a business folds or folds up, it stops operating or trading because it does not have enough money to continue: • The U.K. engineering firm has folded today with the loss of 30 jobs. •… …   Financial and business terms

  • Fold — Fold, v. i. To confine sheep in a fold. [R.] [1913 Webster] The star that bids the shepherd fold. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -fold — [fəʊld ǁ foʊld] suffix a particular number of times: • The value of the house has increased fourfold in the last ten years (= it is now worth four times as much as it was ten years ago ) . * * * fold suffix ► having the stat …   Financial and business terms

  • fold — [n] double thickness bend, circumvolution, cockle, convolution, corrugation, crease, crimp, crinkle, dog’s ear*, flection, flexure, furrow, gather, gathering, groove, knife edge*, lap, lapel, layer, loop, overlap, plait, pleat, plica, plication,… …   New thesaurus

  • Fold — Fold, v. i. To become folded, plaited, or doubled; to close over another of the same kind; to double together; as, the leaves of the door fold. 1 Kings vi. 34. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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