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English noun: wrap

1. wrap (artifact) cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person


Broader (hypernym)cloak

2. wrap (food) a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

Broader (hypernym)sandwich

Part holonymtortilla

3. wrap (artifact) the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped

Synonymswrapper, wrapping

Broader (hypernym)covering

Narrower (hyponym)envelope, film, gift wrapping, jacket, plastic film, plastic wrap

English verb: wrap

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

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

Synonymswrap up

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 (contact) arrange or or coil around

SamplesRoll your hair around your finger.
Twine the thread around the spool.
She wrapped her arms around the child.

ExamplesThey wrap the wire around the stick, The wires wrap around the stick

Synonymsroll, twine, wind

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)displace, move

Narrower (hyponym)ball, clew, clue, coil, curl, loop, reel, spool

Antonymsunroll, unwind, wind off

3. wrap (contact) enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

SamplesFog enveloped the house.

Synonymsenclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap

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

Broader (hypernym)cover

Narrower (hyponym)bathe, benight, capsulate, capsule, capsulise, capsulize, cocoon, cover, engulf, enshroud, hide, sheathe, shroud, tube

4. wrap (contact) crash into so as to coil around

SamplesThe teenager wrapped his car around the fire hydrant.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)crash

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