Definitions for WRAPræp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wrapræp(v.; n.; adj.)wrapped, wrap•ping

  1. (v.t.)to enclose in something wound or folded about (often fol. by up):

    She wrapped her head in a scarf.

  2. to enclose and make fast within a covering of paper or the like (often fol. by up):

    Wrap the box up in brown paper.

  3. to wind, fold, or bind (something) about as a covering.

  4. to cover (fingernails) with a sheer silk or linen fabric, as to repair or strengthen the nails.

    Category: Clothing

  5. to protect with coverings, outer garments, etc. (usu. fol. by up).

  6. to surround, envelop, or hide:

    The village was wrapped in fog.

  7. to fold or roll up.

  8. to finish the filming of (a motion picture).

    Category: Motion Pictures, Showbiz

  9. (v.i.)to wrap oneself (usu. fol. by up).

  10. to become wrapped, as about something; fold.

  11. to complete the filming of a motion picture.

    Category: Motion Pictures, Showbiz

  12. wrap up, to conclude; finish work on: to give a summary of.

    to wrap up a project.

    Category: Verb Phrase

  13. (n.)something to be wrapped about the person, esp. in addition to the usual indoor clothing, as a shawl, scarf, or sweater.

    Category: Clothing

  14. a sheer fabric glued to the fingernails to repair or strengthen them.

    Category: Clothing

  15. 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

  16. a piece of thin, flat bread wrapped around a filling and eaten as a sandwich.

  17. 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.

    Category: Showbiz

  18. a wrap skirt.

    Category: Clothing

Idioms for wrap:

  1. under wraps,Informal. secret:

    The army wants this research project kept under wraps.

    Category: Idiom, Informal

  2. wrapped up in, intensely absorbed in: involved in; bound up with:

    wrapped up in one's work.

    Peace is wrapped up in compromise.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of wrap:

1275–1325; ME (v.), of obscure orig.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrap, wrapper(noun)

    cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person

  2. wrap(noun)

    a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

  3. wrapping, wrap, wrapper(verb)

    the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped

  4. wrap, wrap up(verb)

    arrange or fold as a cover or protection

    "wrap the baby before taking her out"; "Wrap the present"

  5. 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"

  6. envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose(verb)

    enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

    "Fog enveloped the house"

  7. wrap(verb)

    crash into so as to coil around

    "The teenager wrapped his car around the fire hydrant"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. wrap(verb)æp

    to put paper around a present

    She was wrapping presents.; a box wrapped in brown paper

  2. wrapæp

    to put material around

    He wrapped the injured woman in a blanket.; Wrap insulating tape around the pipes.

  3. wrap(noun)æp

    a sandwich wrapped in a thin piece of bread

    a turkey/chicken/ham wrap

  4. wrapæp

    paper or plastic used to wrap things

    gift wrap; sandwiches covered in plastic wrap

  5. wrapæp

    kept secret

    The movie's plot has been under wraps.


  1. wrap(Noun)

    A garment that one wraps around the body to keep oneself warm.

  2. wrap(Noun)

    A type of food consisting of various ingredients wrapped in a pancake.

  3. wrap(Noun)

    The completion of all or a major part of a performance.

  4. wrap(Verb)

    To enclose (an object) completely in any flexible, thin material such as fabric or paper.

  5. wrap(Verb)

    To enclose or coil around an object or organism, as a form of grasping. A prerequisite to constriction in snakes.

  6. wrap(Verb)

    To finish shooting (filming) a video, television show, or movie.

    To avoid going over budget, let's make sure we wrap by ten.

  7. 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrap(verb)

    to snatch up; transport; -- chiefly used in the p. p. wrapt

  2. Wrap(verb)

    to wind or fold together; to arrange in folds

  3. Wrap(verb)

    to cover by winding or folding; to envelop completely; to involve; to infold; -- often with up

  4. Wrap(verb)

    to conceal by enveloping or infolding; to hide; hence, to involve, as an effect or consequence; to be followed by

  5. Wrap(noun)

    a wrapper; -- often used in the plural for blankets, furs, shawls, etc., used in riding or traveling

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'WRAP' in Verbs Frequency: #642

Anagrams of WRAP

  1. warp

Translations for WRAP

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to roll or fold (round something or someone)

He wrapped his handkerchief round his bleeding finger.

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