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Definitions and Synonyms of fold up | Another word for fold up | What is fold up?

Definition 1: become folded or folded up - [verb of change]

Samples where fold up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The bed folds in a jiffy

Synonyms for fold up in the sense of this definition

(fold up is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of fold up ) become wrinkled or crumpled or creased

"This fabric won't wrinkle"

Definition 2: bend or lay so that one part covers the other - [verb of contact]

Samples where fold up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fold up the newspaper
  • turn up your collar

Synonyms for fold up in the sense of this definition

(fold up is a kind of ...) undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface

(... is a kind of fold up ) fold so as to resemble a cross

"she crossed her legs"

(... is a kind of fold up ) make ridges into by pinching together

(... is a kind of fold up ) make a tuck or several folds in

"tuck the fabric" "tuck in the sheet"

(... is a kind of fold up ) pleat or gather into a ruffle

"ruffle the curtain fabric"

(... is a kind of fold up ) fold into ridges

"corrugate iron"

(... is a kind of fold up ) make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; `crisp' is archaic

"The dress got wrinkled" "crease the paper like this to make a crane"

(... is a kind of fold up ) make wrinkled or creased

"furrow one's brow"

(... is a kind of fold up ) fold into pleats

"Pleat the cloth"

(... is a kind of fold up ) fold or close up

"fold up your umbrella" "collapse the music stand"

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