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Wrap \Wrap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wrappedor Wrapt; p. pr. & vb. n. Wrapping.] [OE. wrappen, probably akin to E. warp. [root]144. Cf. Warp.] [1913 Webster]
To wind or fold together; to arrange in folds. [1913 Webster] Then cometh Simon Peter, . . . and seeth . . . the napkin that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself. --John xx. 6,
[1913 Webster] Like one that wraps the drapery of his couch About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams. --Bryant. [1913 Webster]
To cover by winding or folding; to envelop completely; to involve; to infold; -- often with up. [1913 Webster] I . . . wrapt in mist Of midnight vapor, glide obscure. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
To conceal by enveloping or infolding; to hide; hence, to involve, as an effect or consequence; to be followed by. [1913 Webster] Wise poets that wrap truth in tales. --Carew. [1913 Webster] To be wrapped up in, to be wholly engrossed in; to be entirely dependent on; to be covered with. [1913 Webster] Leontine's young wife, in whom all his happiness was wrapped up, died in a few days after the death of her daughter. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Things reflected on in gross and transiently . . . are thought to be wrapped up in impenetrable obscurity. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wrap

Noun

1 cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person [syn: wrapper]
2 a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla
3 the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped [syn: wrapping, wrapper]

Verb

1 arrange or fold as a cover or protection; "wrap the baby before taking her out"; "Wrap the present" [syn: wrap up] [ant: unwrap]
2 wrap or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger"; "Twine the thread around the spool" [syn: wind, roll, twine] [ant: unwind]
3 enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house" [syn: envelop, enfold, enwrap, enclose] [also: wrapping, wrapped]
wrapped adj
1 covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak; "leaf-clothed trees"; "fog-cloaked meadows"; "a beam draped with cobwebs"; "cloud-wrapped peaks" [syn: cloaked, clothed, draped, mantled]
2 wholly absorbed as in thought; "deep in thought"; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "the book had her totally engrossed"; "enwrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought" [syn: absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, rapt]
3 enclosed securely in a covering of paper or the like; "gaily wrapped gifts" [ant: unwrapped]
wrapped See wrap

English

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Pronunciation

  • /ɹæpt/
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