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"
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
Origin: [OE. wrappen, probably akin to E. warp. 144. Cf. Warp.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rap, v.t. to roll or fold together: to enfold: hide: to cover by winding something round (often with up):—pr.p. wrap′ping; pa.t. and pa.p. wrapped.—n. a wrapper, as a shawl, &c.—ns. Wrap′page, act of wrapping: things used as wrappers; Wrap′per, one who, or that which, wraps: a loose outer garment of a woman; Wrap′ping; Wrap′-ras′cal, a loose greatcoat worn about 1740 (a humorous term).—Wrapped up in, bound up in: engrossed with: comprised in. [A form of warp—M. E. wrappen, also wlappen. Cf. Lap (v.t. to wrap) and Envelop.]
Same as Rap.
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'wrap' in Verbs Frequency: #642
The numerical value of wrap in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of wrap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
If you want to get across an idea, wrap it up in a person.
No one could prepare for this business, until you are in it, you really can't wrap your brain around it.
I just wrap my arms around the whole backfield and peel 'em one by one until I get to the ball carrier. Him I keep.
It's hard for people to wrap their head around what exactly is going on. It gets everywhere -- it's nothing but sprawl. It's not limited to the bedroom.
Marcel is grabbing a lot of points right now and he could already wrap it up on Saturday, but I'll just ski as fast as I can in the giant slalom and we'll see how it goes.
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Translations for wrap
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- لف, غلفArabic
- embolicarCatalan, Valencian
- plášť, přehozCzech
- hüllen, einwickeln, Schal, wickeln, Umhang, umhüllen, einpackenGerman
- envolver, wrap, fajar, chalSpanish
- بستهبندی کردن, پیختنPersian
- peitto, purkittaa, kiertää, wrap, kätkeä, wrappi, kääriä, rullaFinnish
- envelopper, wrap, crêpe, emballerFrench
- עטף, כרךHebrew
- sandwich arrotolato, cappotto, incartare, scialle, avvolgere, impacchettare, avviluppare, rotolo, sciarpaItalian
- 包装, 包むJapanese
- omslag, inpakkenDutch
- empacotar, embalar, embrulharPortuguese
- veșmânt, împacheta, șal, înfășuraRomanian
- обернуть, завернуть, шаль, заворачивать, оборачиватьRussian
- wrap, skynke, emballera, slå in, klä in, crêpe, linda in, sjal, paketeraSwedish
- bao bọc, baoVietnamese
- הילן, וויקלעןYiddish
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