Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To cover with or as if with folds; envelop.
  • transitive verb To hold within limits; enclose.
  • transitive verb To embrace.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See infold.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To infold. See infold.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To fold something around; to envelop
  • verb To embrace

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

en- +‎ fold

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