1. thousand-fold

adverb. by three orders of magnitude.

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Words that Rhyme with Protective Fold

  • uncontrolled
  • decontrolled
  • undersold
  • controlled
  • withhold
  • patrolled
  • oversold
  • fourfold
  • foretold
  • extolled
  • consoled
  • uphold
  • untold
  • unsold
  • unfold
  • twofold
  • strolled
  • resold
  • remold
  • outsold
  • machold
  • enrolled
  • enfold
  • cajoled
  • behold
  • scold
  • paroled
  • ahold
  • wold
  • vold

2. protective

adjective. ['prəˈtɛktɪv'] intended or adapted to afford protection of some kind.

Synonyms

  • contraceptive
  • cautionary
  • tutelary
  • evasive
  • preventative
  • tutelar
  • safety-related
  • preservative
  • defensive
  • preventive
  • prophylactic
  • overprotective
  • protecting
  • restrictive
  • antifertility

Antonyms

  • unprotective
  • offensive
  • unequivocal
  • unhealthful

3. protective

adjective. ['prəˈtɛktɪv'] showing care.

Antonyms

  • unapologetic

4. protective

adjective. ['prəˈtɛktɪv'] (usually followed by `of') solicitously caring or mindful.

Antonyms

  • persuasive

5. fold

verb. ['ˈfoʊld'] bend or lay so that one part covers the other.

Synonyms

  • cross
  • pleat
  • plicate
  • turn up
  • collapse
  • crimp
  • scrunch
  • tuck
  • scrunch up
  • change surface
  • pinch
  • ruckle
  • fold up
  • crisp
  • crease
  • furrow
  • crinkle
  • corrugate
  • ruffle

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • fold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • folden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fealdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fold

noun. ['ˈfoʊld'] an angular or rounded shape made by folding.

Synonyms

  • bend
  • crimp
  • angularity
  • pleat
  • flexure
  • crease
  • twist
  • plait
  • pucker
  • ruck
  • kink
  • twirl
  • angular shape

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • untwist
  • natural object

Etymology

  • fold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • folden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fealdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fold

noun. ['ˈfoʊld'] a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church.

Synonyms

  • congregation
  • social group
  • denomination
  • flock

Antonyms

  • ride
  • arrange
  • straighten
  • unbend

Etymology

  • fold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • folden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fealdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fold

verb. ['ˈfoʊld'] incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating.

Synonyms

  • integrate

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • fold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • folden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fealdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fold

noun. ['ˈfoʊld'] a group of sheep or goats.

Synonyms

  • sheep
  • animal group

Antonyms

  • cool
  • indistinct
  • tough

Etymology

  • fold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • folden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fealdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fold

noun. ['ˈfoʊld'] a geological process that causes a bend in a stratum of rock.

Synonyms

  • geologic process
  • geological process

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • roundness
  • extension

Etymology

  • fold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • folden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fealdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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