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1. wrap

verb. ['ˈræp'] arrange or fold as a cover or protection.

Synonyms

  • cover
  • do up
  • cere
  • shroud
  • gift-wrap
  • wrap up
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • unenclosed
  • unveil
  • demystify

Etymology

  • wrappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Wrap

  • entrap
  • strap
  • scrap
  • recap
  • trappe
  • trapp
  • trap
  • stapp
  • snapp
  • snap
  • slap
  • schnapp
  • krapp
  • klapp
  • giap
  • frap
  • flap
  • crap
  • clapp
  • clap
  • zapp
  • zap
  • yapp
  • yap
  • tappe
  • tapp
  • tap
  • shapp
  • shap
  • schapp

Example sentences of the word wrap


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cover the dish with plastic wrap and place it into the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

2. Verb, base form
Carefully proceed to wrap the cover around the bottom half of the wheel.

3. Adjective, superlative
Leave the tenderloin in its original packaging if possible, and wrap thoroughly in plastic cling wrap.

Quotes containing the word wrap


1. It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.
- Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

2. It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don't wrap fish in our work.
- Hugh Newell Jacobsen

3. That's what I love about Aibileen, she can take the most complicated things in life and wrap them up so small and simple, they'll fit right in your pocket.
- Kathryn Stockett, The Help

2. gift-wrap

verb. wrap (a gift) attractively.

Synonyms

  • wrap up

Antonyms

  • unsheathe
  • uncover

3. shrink-wrap

noun. the clinging transparent plastic film that is used to shrinkwrap something.

Synonyms

  • film

4. wrap

verb. ['ˈræp'] arrange or or coil around.

Synonyms

  • displace
  • coil
  • twine
  • spool
  • reel
  • clue
  • curl
  • loop
  • move
  • wind
  • clew
  • roll

Antonyms

  • uncoil
  • push
  • raise
  • pull

Etymology

  • wrappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. wrap

verb. ['ˈræp'] enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering.

Synonyms

  • tube
  • benight
  • cocoon
  • cover
  • enfold
  • envelop
  • bathe
  • capsule
  • engulf
  • enshroud
  • capsulise
  • enclose
  • capsulate
  • shroud
  • capsulize
  • hide
  • enwrap

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • disengage
  • wind
  • back

Etymology

  • wrappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. wrap

noun. ['ˈræp'] cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person.

Synonyms

  • wrapper

Antonyms

  • anode
  • walk

Etymology

  • wrappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. wrap

noun. ['ˈræp'] a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla.

Synonyms

  • sandwich

Antonyms

  • show
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • wrappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. wrap

verb. ['ˈræp'] crash into so as to coil around.

Antonyms

  • stay in place

Etymology

  • wrappen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. wrap

noun. ['ˈræp'] the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped.

Synonyms

  • envelope
  • gift wrapping
  • jacket
  • plastic film
  • film
  • plastic wrap
  • wrapping
  • covering

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • unmask
  • undress
  • exclude

Etymology

  • wrappen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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