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English noun: drape

1. drape (artifact) hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)

Synonymscurtain, drapery, mantle, pall

Broader (hypernym)blind, furnishing, screen

Narrower (hyponym)drop, drop cloth, drop curtain, festoon, frontal, portiere, shower curtain, theater curtain, theatre curtain

Part holonymeyehole, eyelet

2. drape (attribute) the manner in which fabric hangs or falls

SamplesShe adjusted the drape of her skirt.

Broader (hypernym)fashion, manner, mode, style, way

3. drape (artifact) a sterile covering arranged over a patient's body during a medical examination or during surgery in order to reduce the possibility of contamination

Broader (hypernym)covering

English verb: drape

1. drape (contact) arrange in a particular way

SamplesDrape a cloth.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)arrange, set up

Entailfold, fold up, turn up

2. drape (contact) place casually

SamplesThe cat draped herself on the sofa.

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

Broader (hypernym)arrange, set up

3. drape (contact) cover as if with clothing

SamplesThe mountain was clothed in tropical trees.

Synonymscloak, clothe, robe

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover, spread over

4. drape (contact) cover or dress loosely with cloth

SamplesDrape the statue with a sheet.

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

Broader (hypernym)cover

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