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.
If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
The decision (to seize wells) has been made, we just need to wrap up some coordinations.
No one could prepare for this business, until you are in it, you really can't wrap your brain around it.
None of us have ever seen anything anywhere close to this, no telling how many break-ins this will help wrap up.
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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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