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Fold up   /foʊld əp/   Listen
Fold up

verb
1.
Bend or lay so that one part covers the other.  Synonyms: fold, turn up.  "Turn up your collar"
2.
Become folded or folded up.  Synonym: fold.






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"Fold up" Quotes from Famous Books



... you don't go and put your drawer in order, and fold up your work this minute, I'll tell Miss Scatcherd to come and ...
— Jane Eyre - an Autobiography • Charlotte Bronte

... who has got the philosopher's stone can never be harmed by any of earth's paltry troubles. And my Rose! O my dear friend, the truly dreadful thing would be, if I were to give her to you to wife: this being, this child, that I cannot help loving so dearly, that I fold up with remorse and sorrow in my heart, would go to wreck like others amid the pleasures of the world, in self-will and frivolity, in dissipation and recklessness. You would indulge her out of love in ...
— The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano - Tales from the German of Tieck • Ludwig Tieck

... showed a lining of the same colour with the jerkin. A mantle ought, according to ordinary custom, to have covered this dress; but the heat of the sun, though the season was so early, had induced the wearer to fold up his cloak in small compass, and form it into a bundle, attached to the shoulders like the military greatcoat of the infantry soldier of the present day. The neatness with which it was made up, argued the precision of a practised traveller, who had been long accustomed to every ...
— Waverley Volume XII • Sir Walter Scott



Words linked to "Fold up" :   fold, unfold, wrinkle, crumple, plicate, furrow, corrugate, pleat, crinkle, cross, collapse, crease, change, rumple, scrunch, pinch, ruckle, crisp, tuck, change surface, crimp, ruffle, scrunch up



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