Quick answer
"Fold" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "doblar", and "raise" is a noun which is often translated as "el aumento". Learn more about the difference between "fold" and "raise" below.
fold(
fold
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to bend)
a. doblar
If you fold your clothes, they fit into the drawers much better.Si doblas tu ropa, cabe mucho mejor en los cajones.
b. plegar
Let's fold these chairs, and put them in the closet.Pleguemos estas sillas y guardémoslas en el armario.
2. (to bring together)
a. plegar
The bird folded its wings.El ave plegó las alas.
b. cruzar (one's arms or hands)
He stood up, folded his arms and waited.Se paró, cruzó los brazos y esperó.
3. (culinary)
a. incorporar
Use a spatula to fold the flour into the batter.Use una espátula para incorporar la harina a la masa.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to bend)
a. doblarse
The booklet folds easily so it can fit in your pocket.El librito se dobla facilmente para que pueda caber en el bolsillo.
b. plegarse
There isn't much space. Do these chairs fold?No hay mucho espacio. ¿Se pliegan estas sillas?
5. (to fail)
a. fracasar
They thought the school could endure, but it folded after five years.Creían que la escuela podía perdurar, pero fracasó después de cinco años.
b. quebrar (financially)
The bakery finally folded because they couldn't pay their expenses anymore.La panadería al final quebró porque ya no podían pagar sus gastos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (crease)
a. el pliegue
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I lost my wallet between the folds of the blanket.Perdí mi cartera entre los pliegues de la manta.
b. el doblez
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I stuck a pencil in the fold of my book, and I went to get a coffee.Metí un lápiz en el doblez del libro y fui a por un café.
7. (geology)
a. el pliegue
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Folds can form in rock as a result of changes in heat or pressure.Se pueden formar pliegues en las rocas como resultado de cambios de temperatura o presión.
8. (agriculture)
a. el redil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We gathered stones to build a fold for the sheep.Juntamos piedras para construir un redil para las ovejas.
b. el aprisco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She was looking for a fold where she could bring the sheep.Estaba buscando un aprisco donde poder llevar a las ovejas.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
raise(
reyz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (increase)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el aumento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I will only stay with this company if they give me a pay raise.Me quedaré en esta empresa solo si me dan un aumento de sueldo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to lift)
a. levantar
Please raise your hand if you have a question.Por favor, levanten la mano si tienen alguna pregunta.
b. elevar
The platform had been raised one meter above the ground.Habían elevado la plataforma un metro por encima del suelo.
3. (to augment)
a. aumentar
If they raise their prices once again, I'm going to stop shopping here.Si aumentan los precios otra vez, voy a dejar de comprar aquí.
b. subir
Raise the volume please, I can't hear the television.Sube el volumen por favor, no puedo oír la televisión.
4. (to collect)
a. recaudar
The foundation raised a substantial amount of money for cancer research.La fundación recaudó una cantidad considerable de dinero para la investigación del cáncer.
5. (to rear)
a. criar
After raising four children, they needed a break.Después de criar a cuatro niños, necesitaban un descanso.
6. (to bring up)
a. plantear
The new director raised many questions about the policies of the company.El director nuevo planteó muchas cuestiones en torno a la política de la empresa.
7. (to erect)
a. erigir
They are going to raise a statue to honor the hometown hero.Van a erigir una estatua en honor al héroe local.
8. (to cultivate)
a. cultivar
They raise a wide variety of produce to sell at the market.Cultivan una amplia variedad de productos para vender en el mercado.
9. (to improve)
a. aumentar
It has been proven that coffee raises your concentration levels.Se ha demostrado que el café aumenta el nivel de concentración.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS