Fold is a verb that means to bend something over itself so that one part covers another, or to be able to be bent in this way. It can also refer to the act of closing something by bringing two sides together.
She folded the paper airplane carefully.
He folded his arms across his chest.
Foaled is a verb that refers to the act of giving birth to a young horse, called a foal.
The mare foaled a beautiful colt last night.
The farmer was excited when his mare finally foaled.
Tips To Remember the Differences
Here are a few tips to easily distinguish the difference between these words while keeping in mind the description we've provided:
- To remember the difference between fold and foaled, think of the letter 'L' in fold as representing the action of bending something over itself. - For foaled, think of the word 'horse' or 'colt' to associate it with the act of giving birth to a young horse.
Remember, fold means to bend something over itself or close something by bringing two sides together, while foaled refers to the act of giving birth to a young horse.