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English noun: wrap

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


Synonymswrapper


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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