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Synonyms for fold

go bankrupt


fold something in


Synonyms for fold

to bend together or make a crease in so that one part lies over another

to undergo sudden financial failure

to give in from or as if from a gradual loss of strength

to give way mentally and emotionally

a line or an arrangement made by the doubling of one part over another

Synonyms for fold

an angular or rounded shape made by folding

a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church

a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock

a group of sheep or goats


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a pen for sheep

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the act of folding

incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating

cease to operate or cause to cease operating

confine in a fold, like sheep


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become folded or folded up

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For this reason, McClave et al (9) were the first to find that the endoscopic SCJ was located within 2 cm of the proximal end of these gastric folds in a healthy person.
Endoscopic findings vary from diffuse mucosal hyperemia (thickening of gastric folds leading to narrowing of the lumen) to nodular or polypoid lesions.
The diagnosis of hiatal hernia was made if gastric folds were observed to extend at least 2 cm above the hiatus during respirations.
This patient also underwent TNE, which detected several inflamed and enlarged gastric folds at the gastroesophageal junction (figure, C).
If these sissies see thickened gastric folds in the stomach on an upper GI study, they'll put in the body of the report that there are thickened gastric folds and then put it again in the conclusion without having the guts to say why.