English version

enfold

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenfolden‧fold /ɪnˈfəʊld $ -ˈfoʊld/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalAROUND/ROUND to cover or surround someone or something completely 🔊 The wizard screamed as the darkness enfolded him. 🔊 He reached out to enfold her in his arms.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
enfoldTheir eyes are large with concern and empathy, and everywhere there are enfolding arms.Macushla! your white arms are reaching, I feel them enfolding caressing me still.We held him between us, enfolding him with our arms as he cried.The wizard screamed as the dark spread and enfolded him.She reached to enfold his long fingers, which were so fragrant from the soaps he still used, and overused.I closed my eyes and lay there for a while, enfolded in darkness.He shut off the engine and silence enfolded them.
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Verb table
enfold
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyenfold
he, she, itenfolds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyenfolded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave enfolded
he, she, ithas enfolded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad enfolded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill enfold
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have enfolded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam enfolding
he, she, itis enfolding
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you, we, theyare enfolding
Past
I, he, she, itwas enfolding
you, we, theywere enfolding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been enfolding
he, she, ithas been enfolding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been enfolding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be enfolding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been enfolding
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