Definitions for WRAPræp
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
wrapræp(v.; n.; adj.)wrapped, wrap•ping
(v.t.)to enclose in something wound or folded about (often fol. by up):
She wrapped her head in a scarf.
to enclose and make fast within a covering of paper or the like (often fol. by up):
Wrap the box up in brown paper.
to wind, fold, or bind (something) about as a covering.
to cover (fingernails) with a sheer silk or linen fabric, as to repair or strengthen the nails.
to protect with coverings, outer garments, etc. (usu. fol. by up).
to surround, envelop, or hide:
The village was wrapped in fog.
to fold or roll up.
to finish the filming of (a motion picture).
Category: Motion Pictures, Showbiz
(v.i.)to wrap oneself (usu. fol. by up).
to become wrapped, as about something; fold.
to complete the filming of a motion picture.
Category: Motion Pictures, Showbiz
wrap up, to conclude; finish work on: to give a summary of.
to wrap up a project.
Category: Verb Phrase
(n.)something to be wrapped about the person, esp. in addition to the usual indoor clothing, as a shawl, scarf, or sweater.
a sheer fabric glued to the fingernails to repair or strengthen them.
a beauty treatment in which a part or all of the body is covered with cream, lotion, herbs, or the like and then wrapped snugly with cloth.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Clothing
a piece of thin, flat bread wrapped around a filling and eaten as a sandwich.
the completion of photography on a motion picture or an individual scene. the termination of a working day during the shooting of a motion picture.
a wrap skirt.
Idioms for wrap:
under wraps,Informal. secret:
The army wants this research project kept under wraps.
Category: Idiom, Informal
wrapped up in, intensely absorbed in: involved in; bound up with:
wrapped up in one's work.
Peace is wrapped up in compromise.
Origin of wrap:
1275–1325; ME (v.), of obscure orig.
cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla
wrapping, wrap, wrapper(verb)
the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
wrap, wrap up(verb)
arrange or fold as a cover or protection
"wrap the baby before taking her out"; "Wrap the present"
wind, wrap, roll, twine(verb)
arrange or or coil around
"roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool"; "She wrapped her arms around the child"
envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose(verb)
enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
"Fog enveloped the house"
crash into so as to coil around
"The teenager wrapped his car around the fire hydrant"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to put paper around a present
She was wrapping presents.; a box wrapped in brown paper
to put material around
He wrapped the injured woman in a blanket.; Wrap insulating tape around the pipes.
a sandwich wrapped in a thin piece of bread
a turkey/chicken/ham wrap
paper or plastic used to wrap things
gift wrap; sandwiches covered in plastic wrap
The movie's plot has been under wraps.
A garment that one wraps around the body to keep oneself warm.
A type of food consisting of various ingredients wrapped in a pancake.
The completion of all or a major part of a performance.
To enclose (an object) completely in any flexible, thin material such as fabric or paper.
To enclose or coil around an object or organism, as a form of grasping. A prerequisite to constriction in snakes.
To finish shooting (filming) a video, television show, or movie.
To avoid going over budget, let's make sure we wrap by ten.
Origin: From wrappen, from *wræppan, *wrappan, from wrappanan, from werp-, werb-. Cognate with Middle English wlappen, lappen, dialectal vravle, wrempen, goluppare (from Germanic). More at lap, envelop.
to snatch up; transport; -- chiefly used in the p. p. wrapt
to wind or fold together; to arrange in folds
to cover by winding or folding; to envelop completely; to involve; to infold; -- often with up
to conceal by enveloping or infolding; to hide; hence, to involve, as an effect or consequence; to be followed by
a wrapper; -- often used in the plural for blankets, furs, shawls, etc., used in riding or traveling
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'WRAP' in Verbs Frequency: #642
Translations for WRAP
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to roll or fold (round something or someone)
He wrapped his handkerchief round his bleeding finger.
- vou, omvouAfrikaans
- يَلُف حَوْلَArabic
- envolverPortuguese (BR)
- τυλίγω, διπλώνωGreek
- enrouler (autour de)French
- 두르다, 감다Korean
- membalut; membungkusMalay
- vikle rundtNorwegian
- تاوېدل، غبرګيدلPashto
- aînfăşura (în jurul)Romanian
- linda, viraSwedish
- sarmak, dolamakTurkish
- 纏繞，披掛Chinese (Trad.)
- загортати; скручуватиUkrainian
- gói lạiVietnamese
- 缠绕Chinese (Simp.)
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