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Line breaks: re¦fold
Pronunciation: /riːˈfəʊld

Definition of refold in English:


[with object]
Fold (something) up again: she refolded the newspaper and placed it back on the counter
More example sentences
  • Dean Taylor folded and refolded shirts on the Holiday display.
  • With careful and unconscious precision he folded and refolded the corner of his sheet into and out of a meaningless pattern.
  • She would overlook the slaves, mend and make clothing for her family, usually done by spinning or knitting, weave rugs and baskets for the home, or just fold and refold the clothing kept in the family chest.

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