infold

  • 1 Infold — In*fold (?n f?ld ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infolding}.] [Pref. in in + fold.] [Written also {enfold}.] 1. To wrap up or cover with folds; to envelop; to inwrap; to inclose; to involve. [1913 Webster] Gilded tombs do… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 infold — index contain (enclose) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 infold — [in fōld′] vt. var. of ENFOLD …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 infold — To inclose within a fold, as in “infolding” an ulcer of the stomach, in which the walls on either side of the lesion are brought together and sutured. * * * in·fold in fōld vt to cover or surround with folds or a covering <infold the hernial… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 5 infold — verb Date: 15th century transitive verb enfold, envelop intransitive verb to fold inward or toward one another …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 infold — infold1 /in fohld /, v.t. enfold. infold2 /in fohld /, v.t., v.i. to invaginate (defs. 2 4). [IN 1 + FOLD1; cf. ENFOLD] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 infold — verb a) To fold inwards b) To enfold or envelop …

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  • 8 infold — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To cover completely and closely, as with clothing or bandages: enfold, envelop, enwrap, invest, roll, swaddle, swathe, wrap, wrap up. See PUT ON. 2. To surround and cover completely so as to obscure: cloak, clothe,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 infold — in·fold || ɪn fəʊld v. envelope, wrap up; surround; embrace, hug (also enfold) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 infold — v. a. [Sometimes written Enfold.] 1. Inwrap, enclose, wrap, fold, envelop. 2. Clasp, embrace …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 11 infold — in·fold …

    English syllables

  • 12 infold — I in•fold [[t]ɪnˈfoʊld[/t]] v. t. enfold II in•fold [[t]ɪnˈfoʊld[/t]] v. t. v. i. dvl invaginate 2), invaginate 3), invaginate 4) …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 infold — /ɪnˈfoʊld/ (say in fohld) verb (t) Chiefly US 1. → enfold. 2. to fold in. –infolder, noun –infoldment, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 infold — var. of ENFOLD …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 enfold — Infold In*fold (?n f?ld ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infolding}.] [Pref. in in + fold.] [Written also {enfold}.] 1. To wrap up or cover with folds; to envelop; to inwrap; to inclose; to involve. [1913 Webster] Gilded tombs… …

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  • 16 Infolded — Infold In*fold (?n f?ld ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infolding}.] [Pref. in in + fold.] [Written also {enfold}.] 1. To wrap up or cover with folds; to envelop; to inwrap; to inclose; to involve. [1913 Webster] Gilded tombs… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Infolding — Infold In*fold (?n f?ld ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infolded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Infolding}.] [Pref. in in + fold.] [Written also {enfold}.] 1. To wrap up or cover with folds; to envelop; to inwrap; to inclose; to involve. [1913 Webster] Gilded tombs… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Employ — Em*ploy , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Employed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Employing}.] [F. employer, fr. L. implicare to fold into, infold, involve, implicate, engage; in + plicare to fold. See {Ply}, and cf. {Imply}, {Implicate}.] 1. To inclose; to infold.… …

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  • 19 Employed — Employ Em*ploy , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Employed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Employing}.] [F. employer, fr. L. implicare to fold into, infold, involve, implicate, engage; in + plicare to fold. See {Ply}, and cf. {Imply}, {Implicate}.] 1. To inclose; to… …

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  • 20 Employing — Employ Em*ploy , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Employed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Employing}.] [F. employer, fr. L. implicare to fold into, infold, involve, implicate, engage; in + plicare to fold. See {Ply}, and cf. {Imply}, {Implicate}.] 1. To inclose; to… …

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