Enfold



[en-fohld] /ɛnˈfoʊld/

verb (used with object)
1.
to wrap up; envelop:
to enfold someone in a cloak.
2.
to surround as if with :
He wished to enfold her in the warmth of his love. What happened is enfolded in mystery.
3.
to hug or clasp; embrace:
She enfolded him in her arms.
4.
to form into a fold or folds:
The material of the skirt had been enfolded to form a loose, graceful drape.
/ɪnˈfəʊld/
verb (transitive)
1.
to cover by enclosing
2.
to embrace
3.
to form with or as with folds
v.

also infold, early 15c., from en- (1) “make, put in” + fold. Related: Enfolded; enfolding.

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