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English verb: envelop

1. envelop (contact) enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

SamplesFog enveloped the house.

Synonymsenclose, enfold, enwrap, wrap

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

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