There are 2 translations of fold in Spanish:

fold1

Pronunciation: /fəʊld/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (bend over) [paper/sheet] doblar to fold sth in half o in two doblar algo por la mitad
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    • Place stuffing in the centre and then fold the sides together.
    • It would be nice to fold each side over about an inch and sew it just so it doesn't fray and start to look like a rag.
    • With the spatula, fold one side over the strip of cheese.
    1.2 (bring together) the butterfly folded its wings la mariposa plegó las alas to fold one's arms cruzar* los brazos (in idle, defiant attitude) cruzarse* de brazos he sat there, arms folded estaba sentado con los brazos cruzados to fold one's hands juntar las manos he folded her in his arms la estrechó entre sus brazos
  • 2 (mix) [Cookery/Cocina] to fold sth into sth incorporar algo a algo fold the egg whites into the yolk mixture incorpore las claras a la mezcla de las yemas (con movimiento suave)
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    • Using a large metal spoon, fold the egg white into the batter.
    • Finally, very stiffly whisked egg whites are folded into the mixture.
    • To finish the bisque, in a medium bowl, using a rubber spatula, gently fold the whipped cream into the bisque until smooth.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 1.1 [chair/table] plegarse*; [map/poster] doblarse, plegarse* 1.2
    (folding present participle/participio presente)
    [chair/table] plegable, abatible, de tijera, plegadizo (Mexico/México) folding doors puertas (feminine plural) plegables or plegadizas folding money (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] billetes (masculine plural) folding ruler regla (feminine) de carpintero
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    • The usual set-up of tables was gone, leaving the area blank; the tables were folded up and shoved to the various walls.
    • Reese had folded the seats down and laid crisp clean blankets down on them and had propped pillows up so Genesis could rest.
    • A longer load can be accommodated by folding the passenger seat.
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    • The smaller third-row seat folds flat into the floor, with the cushion sliding forward into the foot-well, and the backrest following it down.
    • The third seat folds flat, but unlike newer vehicles, doesn't disappear into the floor.
    • The equipment folds on to a lorry and the centrepiece is a half pipe that is hydraulically operated.

noun/nombre

Phrasal verbs

fold away

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [clothes] doblar y guardar; [chairs] plegar* y guardar 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio the chairs fold away neatly when not in use las sillas se pueden plegar y guardar cómodamente cuando no se necesitan

fold back

verb + adverb + object, verb + object + adverb/verbo + adverbio + complemento, verbo + complemento + adverbio
[chair/door/leaf] plegar*

fold down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [chair/seat] plegar* 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [seat] doblarse hacia adelante; [screen] plegarse*

fold up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [sheet/newspaper] doblar; [chair/table] plegar* 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 2.1 [map] doblarse, plegarse*; [chair] plegarse* 2.2 (cease trading) [company] cerrar* (sus puertas), quebrar*

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There are 2 translations of fold in Spanish:

fold2

Pronunciation: /fəʊld/

noun/nombre

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