There are 2 translations of fold in Spanish:

fold1

Pronunciation: /fəʊld/

vt

  • 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) [Culin] 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.

vi

  • 1 1.1 [chair/table] plegarse*; [map/poster] doblarse, plegarse* 1.2
    (folding pres p)
    [chair/table] plegable, abatible, de tijera, plegadizo (Méx) folding doors puertas (fpl) plegables or plegadizas folding money (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] billetes (mpl) folding ruler regla (f) 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.

Phrasal verbs

fold away

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [clothes] doblar y guardar; [chairs] plegar* y guardar 1.1v + adv the chairs fold away neatly when not in use las sillas se pueden plegar y guardar cómodamente cuando no se necesitan

fold back

v + adv + o, v + o + adv
[chair/door/leaf] plegar*

fold down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [chair/seat] plegar* 1.1v + adv [seat] doblarse hacia adelante; [screen] plegarse*

fold up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [sheet/newspaper] doblar; [chair/table] plegar* 1.1v + adv 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

n

  • 2 (sheep pen) redil (m), aprisco (m) to return to the fold volver* al redil
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    • Whaw comes from the Norse meaning ‘the enclosure near the fold where sheep are milked’.
    • Gaining the ridge above town alongside folds of snorting sheep, I was grateful for the breeze of a cloudy morning.
    • A very wise man says it is better to go after one stray sheep than stay with 99 sheep who are safe in the fold.

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.