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English verb: wrap up

1. wrap up (contact) arrange or fold as a cover or protection

SamplesWrap the baby before taking her out.
Wrap the present.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)cover

Narrower (hyponym)cere, do up, gift-wrap, parcel, shrinkwrap, shroud

Antonymsunwrap, undo

2. wrap up (change) finish a task completely

SamplesI finally got through this homework assignment.

Synonymsclear up, finish off, finish up, get through, mop up, polish off

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)complete, finish

Narrower (hyponym)cap off

3. wrap up (change) form a cylinder by rolling

SamplesRoll up a banner.

Synonymsroll up

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)change surface

Verb grouproll, roll up

Antonymsunfurl, unroll

4. wrap up (body) clothe, as if for protection from the elements

SamplesCover your head!.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog

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