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English verb: fold up

1. fold up (contact) bend or lay so that one part covers the other


SamplesFold up the newspaper.
Turn up your collar.


ExamplesThey fold up the sheets


Synonymsfold, turn up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change surface


Narrower (hyponym)collapse, corrugate, crease, crease, crimp, crinkle, crisp, cross, furrow, pinch, pleat, pleat, plicate, ruckle, ruffle, scrunch, scrunch up, tuck, wrinkle, wrinkle


Antonymsspread, unfold, open, spread out

2. fold up (change) become folded or folded up


SamplesThe bed folds in a jiffy.


ExamplesThe sheets didn't fold up, These fabrics fold up easily


Synonymsfold


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)crease, crinkle, crumple, rumple, wrinkle









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