Synonyms of enfold
enfold or infold
1 wrapDictionary • Wood was comfortably enfolded in a woolly dressing-gown.
wrap • She wrapped the baby in a blanket.
surround • The church was surrounded by a rusted wrought-iron fence.
enclose • The land was enclosed by an eight-foot wire fence.
encompass • Egypt is encompassed by the Mediterranean, Sudan, the Red Sea and Libya.
shroud • Mist shrouded the outline of the palace.
swathe • She swathed her enormous body in thin black fabrics.
envelop • the thick black cloud of smoke that enveloped the area
2 embraceDictionary • He enfolded her gently in his arms.
embrace • Penelope came forward and embraced her sister.
hold • If only he would hold her close to him.
fold • an object folded neatly in tissue-paper
hug • They hugged each other like a couple of lost children.
cuddle • He cuddled their newborn baby.
clasp • Mary clasped the children to her desperately.
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claspIf you clasp someone or something, you hold them tightly in your hands or arms.
• Mary clasped the children to her desperately.
• He cuddled their newborn baby.
embraceIf you embrace someone, you put your arms around them and hold them tightly, usually in order to show your love or affection for them. You can also say that two people embrace.
• Penelope came forward and embraced her sister.
Thesaurus for enfold from the Collins English Thesaurus