There are 2 main translations of fold in Spanish

: fold1fold2

fold1

doblar, v.

Pronunciation /foʊld//fəʊld/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(bend over)

      (sheet/paper) doblar
      to fold sth in half / in two doblar algo por la mitad
      • A thick, fraying comforter was folded up on one side of the futon.
      • Place stuffing in the centre and then fold the sides together.
      • It was folded up inside an envelope that was about an inch long and an inch wide, which meant it was a business letter.
      • The noncoding regions always have a high potential for folding into hairpins and loops.
      • Once the art gallery exhibition closes on June 6, the quilts will be folded up and put back in their storage boxes.
      • She opened the door to see her PT gear freshly laundered and folded on top of her clean soft towel.
      • I searched the room for my cloths and found them washed and folded on a small table.
      • With the spatula, fold one side over the strip of cheese.
      • The hidden place, where expression becomes impression and the outside world folds inward, is still here.
      • He found a piece of paper folded in half on the top shelf in his locker.
      • 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.
      • His clothes were nicely folded on a chair in the corner of the room.
      • Individually they weigh about as much as a teabag, and can be folded up to approximately the size of a cornflake.
      • All of it could be folded into a compact shape and packed into a container.
      • Did this mean it was folded up and taken away at the end of the day?
      • To prepare it, wash the leaves, then fold in half and cut out the tough center rib.
      • A figure lay in the middle of rumpled covers, a pile of clothes carefully folded on a nearby chair.
      • With the help of a wooden spoon/spatula, fold the omelette in half.
      • There's a finite number of cubes, and they don't really do anything once they're folded up and inside the body.
      • The latter region has the potential to fold into a hairpin secondary structure.

    • 1.2(bring together)

      the butterfly folded its wings la mariposa plegó las alas

  • 2

    Cooking
    (mix)
    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)
    • In a separate bowl, whisk egg whites to soft peaks and fold into the mixture.
    • Remove bowl from the machine and gently fold in the sifted flour using a plastic spatula.
    • Gently fold the meringue into the creme anglaise.
    • Fold in sifted flour alternatively with milk - mixture should resemble whipped cream.
    • Lightly whip the cream into soft peaks, then gently fold it in to achieve the required whipped consistency.
    • To finish the bisque, in a medium bowl, using a rubber spatula, gently fold the whipped cream into the bisque until smooth.
    • Finally, very stiffly whisked egg whites are folded into the mixture.
    • Add 1/2 cup of the heavy cream to the egg nog mixture, slowly folding it in.
    • Using a large metal spoon, fold the egg white into the batter.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (table/chair) plegarse
      (poster/map) doblarse
      (poster/map) plegarse
      • Although the seats don't fold completely flat, space is still ample.
      • The way the back seats fold flat to create the boot and swivel round so you can watch an event or have a picnic would be a selling point.
      • The third seat folds flat, but unlike newer vehicles, doesn't disappear into the floor.
      • When the ladder is not in use, most designs have a feature that allows them to fold flat against the wall to free up additional floor space.
      • Weighing only 26 ounces, the chair folds into a small, compact package and can be assembled or disassembled in seconds.
      • The third row bench folds absolutely flat, but needs some muscle to raise and lower.
      • 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.
      • Even the front passenger seat folds flat for those really long loads while the dual-opening tailgate is a useful feature.
      • The equipment folds on to a lorry and the centrepiece is a half pipe that is hydraulically operated.
      • The second row comes either with a bench or captain's chairs, while the third row folds flat into the floor.
      • The third row seat folds flat into the floor - either entirely, or as a 60/40 split.
      • When not in use, the cage/crate folds flat for easy transport and storage.
      • The back of the passenger seat folds flat to provide a useful work surface.
      • The front passenger seat can fold flat to act as a picnic table or worktop.
      • The whole assortment is contained in a black cordura carrying case that folds into a surprisingly compact package.
      • As each stall folds flat, the entire barrier can be packed up and moved by truck or trailer.
      • However, the rear seats do fold down flat, greatly increasing your luggage space.

    • 1.2folding present participle

      (chair/table) plegable
      (table/chair) abatible
      (table/chair) de tijera
      (chair/table) plegadizo Mexico
      folding doors puertas plegables / plegadizas feminine
      • folding money billetes
      • folding ruler regla de carpintero
      • He folds his chair and, chin high, marches across the street to a military tune that haunts his mind.
      • Without showing any signs of difficulty, she folded the chair using only one hand, and walked off.
      • While breakfast was arriving, the tents were carefully folded up and placed into their carrying bags.
      • The usual set-up of tables was gone, leaving the area blank; the tables were folded up and shoved to the various walls.
      • A longer load can be accommodated by folding the passenger seat.
      • Soccer moms would love it; so would the kids, fold the huge rear seats down, and kids can almost play soccer inside the vehicle.
      • The seats are set higher and the rear ones have a slide adjustment and can also be folded flat into the floor.
      • When you fold the seats, the Tourer is even more spacious than the Swedish pair.
      • Both mirrors can also be folded flat when passing space is at a premium.
      • When all seats are folded, the vehicle provides more than 90 cubic feet of cargo space.
      • You, Tony, have got to be willing to sweep the floor and fold the chairs.
      • Reese had folded the seats down and laid crisp clean blankets down on them and had propped pillows up so Genesis could rest.
      • With all the back seats used, luggage room is still a class leading 430-litres, and fold the seats away and there is 1,300-litres.
      • Once he was standing, he folded the chair up, and leaned it against the wall between the bed and the desk.
      • He nodded and reached back into the plane to fold his seat forward and grabbed their bags.
      • The seats are folded down, and if I lie diagonally, I can almost stretch out fully.
      • When not in use, the fishing apparatus is folded back along the second dorsal spine and tucked safely away.
      • Three seats are folded back to facilitate a wheelchair.
      • You can swiftly restore this area to its primitive state, of course, by folding the seats aside and reversing the rug.
      • If more space is required, the armrests can be folded up to get them out of the way.

  • 2

    (fail, collapse)
    (campaign/project) venirse abajo
    (campaign/project) fracasar
    (play) bajar de cartel
    (shop/business) cerrar (sus puertas)
    (shop/business) quebrar
    • Among his methods was pointing to a map in which red dots represented clubs that had folded.
    • It looks set to outlast the previous such establishment which folded a couple of years ago, apparently due to lack of interest.
    • What might shareholders, bankers, and staff lose financially if the firm folded?
    • The price of shares will plunge to zero and, shorn of its source of capital, the enterprise is forced to fold.
    • This meeting was arranged following the sensational declaration by chairman John Stabler that the club had folded as of Tuesday night.
    • Many ASPs have folded in the past 18 months, a trend that's sure to continue.
    • By 1835 the regime had imposed stricter censorship than the Restoration and the republican clubs folded.
    • The company folded in 1892 and the ensuing financial collapse reverberated through the French Empire for more than a decade.
    • His business folded in less than a year, as the Egyptians just didn't understand the concept.
    • Remove that component and the whole enterprise could fold, denying a further service to the community.
    • But the club folded when the landlord of The Ship Inn retired and the pub subsequently closed.
    • The government would cut all the funding to NASA, and the organization would fold.
    • Andrew, who has been a City season ticket holder for 13 years, said it would be catastrophic if the club folded.
    • However, the project folded because the instrument was too expensive for commercialization.
    • Club directors stunned fans last Tuesday by announcing that the club had folded, and that the company had ceased trading.
    • These days, it seems as if most e-commerce news focuses on which sites are folding, who's being bought and which top executives are stepping down.
    • What good was a rewards program if it folded in a year?
    • If it was allowed to fold these women would lose a lifeline and this would put a greater burden on other statutory services.
    • It folded earlier this month, with the loss of 65 jobs.
    • Major league baseball is ‘paying the owner of Montreal and the owner of Florida to fold their teams’.

noun

  • 1

    (crease)
    doblez masculine
    pliegue masculine
  • 2

    (pleat)
    pliegue masculine
  • 3

    Geology
    pliegue masculine

There are 2 main translations of fold in Spanish

: fold1fold2

fold2

redil, n.

Pronunciation /foʊld//fəʊld/

noun

  • 1

    (sheep pen)
    redil masculine
    aprisco masculine
    to return to the fold volver al redil
    • He even found that his fold of 14 Highland cattle acted as a social ice-breaker when he moved into the community.
    • And, says the girl, there's a very small lamb in the fold.
    • Gaining the ridge above town alongside folds of snorting sheep, I was grateful for the breeze of a cloudy morning.
    • Whaw comes from the Norse meaning ‘the enclosure near the fold where sheep are milked’.
    • 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.
    • Small puffs of cloud lay low in the east, like a flock of sheep at daybreak, waiting for the gate of the fold to open.
    • They would have secured them in folds, against the bitter cold of the Palestinian winter.
    • In contrast, they acted as if Ramsford were a lamb returning to the fold.