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English verb: sheathe

1. sheathe (contact) cover with a protective sheathing


SamplesSheathe her face.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover


Narrower (hyponym)invaginate

2. sheathe (contact) enclose with a sheath


SamplesSheathe a sword.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap


Antonymsunsheathe

3. sheathe (contact) plunge or bury (a knife or sword) in flesh


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)immerse, plunge









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