What does drape mean?

Definitions for drape
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. curtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pallnoun

    hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)

  2. drapenoun

    the manner in which fabric hangs or falls

    "she adjusted the drape of her skirt"

  3. drapeverb

    a sterile covering arranged over a patient's body during a medical examination or during surgery in order to reduce the possibility of contamination

  4. drapeverb

    arrange in a particular way

    "drape a cloth"

  5. drapeverb

    place casually

    "The cat draped herself on the sofa"

  6. clothe, cloak, drape, robeverb

    cover as if with clothing

    "the mountain was clothed in tropical trees"

  7. drapeverb

    cover or dress loosely with cloth

    "drape the statue with a sheet"

Wiktionary

  1. drapenoun

    A curtain, a drapery.

  2. drapenoun

    See drapes.

  3. drapenoun

    A youth subculture distinguished by its sharp dress, especially peg-leg pants (1950s: e.g. Baltimore, MD). Antonym: square

  4. drapeverb

    To cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery; as, to drape a bust, a building, etc.

  5. drapeverb

    To rail at; to banter.

  6. drapeverb

    To make cloth.

  7. drapeverb

    To design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for hangings, costumes, statues, etc.

  8. drapeverb

    To hang or rest limply

  9. drapeverb

    To spread over, cover.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drapeverb

    to cover or adorn with drapery or folds of cloth, or as with drapery; as, to drape a bust, a building, etc

    Etymology: [F. draper, fr. drap cloth. See 3d Drab.]

  2. Drapeverb

    to rail at; to banter

    Etymology: [F. draper, fr. drap cloth. See 3d Drab.]

  3. Drapeverb

    to make cloth

    Etymology: [F. draper, fr. drap cloth. See 3d Drab.]

  4. Drapeverb

    to design drapery, arrange its folds, etc., as for hangings, costumes, statues, etc

    Etymology: [F. draper, fr. drap cloth. See 3d Drab.]

Anagrams for drape »

  1. pared

  2. padre, Padre

  3. raped

  4. dreap

  5. Dreep

  6. Padre

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drape in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drape in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of drape in a Sentence

  1. Aldous Huxley:

    Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power.

  2. Dane Snyder:

    You can drape a light blanket over your newborns car seat and handle, but never put a covering, such as a blanket or a mask, directly over your babys face.

Images & Illustrations of drape

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