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fold up

vb (adverb)
1. (tr) to make smaller or more compact
2. (intr) to collapse, as with laughter or pain
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.fold up - bend or lay so that one part covers the otherfold up - bend or lay so that one part covers the other; "fold up the newspaper"; "turn up your collar"
change surface - undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
plicate, pleat - fold into pleats, "Pleat the cloth"
crease, furrow, wrinkle - make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one's brow"
crease, crinkle, crisp, ruckle, scrunch up, wrinkle, scrunch - make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in; "The dress got wrinkled"; "crease the paper like this to make a crane"
corrugate - fold into ridges; "corrugate iron"
pleat, ruffle - pleat or gather into a ruffle; "ruffle the curtain fabric"
tuck - make a tuck or several folds in; "tuck the fabric"; "tuck in the sheet"
crimp, pinch - make ridges into by pinching together
cross - fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs"
collapse - fold or close up; "fold up your umbrella"; "collapse the music stand"
2.fold up - become folded or folded up; "The bed folds in a jiffy"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
crinkle, rumple, wrinkle, crumple, crease - become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle"
Translations

w>fold up

vt sep paperzusammenfalten; blanket alsozusammenlegen
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