1. I〔折り重ねる〕fold (up)
    • シーツをきちんと畳んだ
    • She folded the sheet neatly.
    • テントを畳む
    • strike a tent
    • 傘を畳む
    • fold an umbrella
  1. II
  1. 1〔商売などをやめる〕
    • 店を畳む
    • close down a shop/go out of business
    • 彼は田舎の家を畳んで上京した
    • He closed up his house in the country and came up to Tokyo.
  1. 2〔内に秘める〕
    • 彼女はこの悲しい出来事を長く胸に畳んでおいた
    • She kept this sad incident shut up in her heart for a long time.
  1. 3〔殺す〕
    • 畳んでしまえ
    • 《俗》 Finish him off!