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wrap

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)
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5 in 4 verses (in OT : 5 in 4 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

wrapv. t. [A corrupt spelling of rap.].
     To snatch up; transport; -- chiefly used in the p. p. wrapt.  [1913 Webster]
    "Lo! where the stripling, wrapt in wonder, roves."  [1913 Webster]
wrapv. t. [OE. wrappen, probably akin to E. warp. √144. Cf. Warp.].
  •  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."  [1913 Webster]
    "Like one that wraps the drapery of his couch
    About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.
    "  [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.
    "  [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."  [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."  [1913 Webster]
    "Things reflected on in gross and transiently . . . are thought to be wrapped up in impenetrable obscurity."  [1913 Webster]
To be wrapped up in, to be wholly engrossed in; to be entirely dependent on; to be covered with.
wrapn. 
     A wrapper; -- often used in the plural for blankets, furs, shawls, etc., used in riding or traveling.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

wrap, v. & n.
--v.tr. (wrapped, wrapping)
1 (often foll. by up) envelop in folded or soft encircling material (wrap it up in paper; wrap up a parcel).
2 (foll. by round, about) arrange or draw (a pliant covering) round (a person) (wrapped the scarf closer around me).
3 (foll. by round) sl. crash (a vehicle) into a stationary object.
--n.
1 a shawl or scarf or other such addition to clothing; a wrapper.
2 esp. US material used for wrapping.

Idiom
take the wraps off disclose. under wraps in secrecy. wrap-over adj. (attrib.) (of a garment) having no seam at one side but wrapped around the body and fastened.
--n. such a garment. wrapped up in engrossed or absorbed in. wrap up 1 finish off, bring to completion (wrapped up the deal in two days).
2 put on warm clothes (mind you wrap up well).
3 (in imper.) sl. be quiet.
Etymology
ME: orig. unkn.

THESAURUS

wrap

apparel, array, attire, bale, band, bandage, bandaging, bedeck, bedrape, beleaguer, belt, bend, beset, besiege, bind, bind up, binder, binding, blockade, bound, box, box in, brace, bundle, bundle up, cage, camouflage, case, casual clothes, chain, chamber, cinch, cloak, close, close in, clothe, compass, compass about, contain, coop, coop in, coop up, cordon, cordon off, corral, crate, deck, dight, dishabille, do up, drape, dress, dud, dust jacket, embay, embosom, embox, embrace, encapsulate, encase, encircle, enclasp, enclose, enclothe, encompass, endue, enfold, enrobe, enshrine, enshroud, envelop, envelope, envelopment, environ, enwrap, fence in, garb, garment, gift wrapping, gird, girdle, girt, girth, go around, go round, habilitate, hedge in, hem in, house in, impound, imprison, incarcerate, include, invest, involve, jacket, jail, kennel, lace, lap, lash, leaguer, leash, mask, mew, mew up, muffle up, neglige, negligee, pack, package, parcel, pen, pen in, pocket, quarantine, rag out, rail in, raiment, robe, roll up, rope, sheathe, shrine, shroud, shut in, shut up, smother, something comfortable, splice, sport clothes, stable, strap, surround, swaddle, swathe, tie, tie up, tire, truss, truss up, undress, veil, wall in, wire, wrap about, wrap up, wrapper, wrapping, yard, yard up

ROGET THESAURUS

wrap

Covering

VB cover, superpose, superimpose, overlay, overspread, wrap, encase, incase, face, case, veneer, pave, paper, tip, cap, bind, bulkhead, bulkhead in, clapboard, coat, paint, varnish, pay, incrust, stucco, dab, plaster, tar, wash, besmear, bedaub, anoint, do over, gild, plate, japan, lacquer, lacker, enamel, whitewash, parget, lay it on thick, overlie, overarch, endome, conceal, anodize, galvanize.

Clothing

VB invest, cover, envelope, lap, involve, inwrap, enwrap, wrap, fold up, wrap up, lap up, muffle up, overlap, sheath, swathe, swaddle, roll up in, circumvest, vest, clothe, array, dress, dight, drape, robe, enrobe, attire, apparel, accounter, rig, fit out, deck, perk, equip, harness, caparison, wear, don, put on, huddle on, slip on, mantle.


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