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Definition 1: cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for wrap in the sense of this definition

(wrap is a kind of ...) a loose outer garment

Definition 2: the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for wrap in the sense of this definition

(wrap is a kind of ...) an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

(... is a kind of wrap ) any wrapper or covering

(... is a kind of wrap ) a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things

(... is a kind of wrap ) ornamental wrapping for gifts

(... is a kind of wrap ) an outer wrapping or casing

"phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets"

(... is a kind of wrap ) wrapping consisting of a very thin transparent sheet of plastic

Definition 3: a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla - [noun denoting food]

(wrap is a kind of ...) two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them

(wrap is a part of ...) thin unleavened pancake made from cornmeal or wheat flour

Definition 4: arrange or fold as a cover or protection - [verb of contact]

Samples where wrap or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • wrap the baby before taking her out
  • Wrap the present

Synonyms for wrap in the sense of this definition

(wrap is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

(... is a kind of wrap ) wrap for decorative purposes

"The gift was done up in pretty red paper"

(... is a kind of wrap ) make into a wrapped container

(... is a kind of wrap ) wrap up in a cerecloth

"cere a corpse"

(... is a kind of wrap ) wrap something tightly with heated plastic that shrinks upon cooling

"shrinkwrap the CDs"

(... is a kind of wrap ) wrap (a gift) attractively

(... is a kind of wrap ) wrap in a shroud

"shroud the corpses"

Definition 5: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering - [verb of contact]

Samples where wrap or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Fog enveloped the house

Synonyms for wrap in the sense of this definition

(wrap is a kind of ...) provide with a covering or cause to be covered

"cover her face with a handkerchief" "cover the child with a blanket" "cover the grave with flowers"

(... is a kind of wrap ) envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness

"The benighted peoples of this area"

(... is a kind of wrap ) place or enclose in a tube

(... is a kind of wrap ) enclose in a capsule

(... is a kind of wrap ) flow over or cover completely

"The bright light engulfed him completely"

(... is a kind of wrap ) enclose with a sheath

"sheathe a sword"

(... is a kind of wrap ) wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection

(... is a kind of wrap ) suffuse or envelope with something

"The room was bathed in sunlight" "I was bathed in a cold sweat" "veal bathed in a rich creamy sauce"

(... is a kind of wrap ) cover as if with a shroud

"The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"

Definition 6: arrange or or coil around - [verb of contact]

Samples where wrap or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • roll your hair around your finger
  • Twine the thread around the spool
  • She wrapped her arms around the child

Synonyms for wrap in the sense of this definition

(wrap is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of wrap ) wind onto a spool or a reel

(... is a kind of wrap ) wind onto or off a reel

(... is a kind of wrap ) form into a ball by winding or rolling

"ball wool"

(... is a kind of wrap ) roll into a ball

(... is a kind of wrap ) wind around something in coils or loops

Definition 7: crash into so as to coil around - [verb of contact]

Samples where wrap or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The teenager wrapped his car around the fire hydrant

(wrap is a kind of ...) cause to crash

"The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace" "Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost"

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