HyperDic: lap

English > 11 senses of the word lap:
NOUNbodylapthe upper side of the thighs of a seated person
statelapan area of control or responsibility
artifactlap, lap coveringthe part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs
artifactlap, overlapa flap that lies over another part
actlap, circle, circuitmovement once around a course
actlap, licktouching with the tongue
VERBstativelaplie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
contactlap, lickpass the tongue over
perceptionlap, swish, swosh, swooshmove with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound
consumptionlap, lap up, licktake up with the tongue
changelap, lave, washwash or flow against
lap > pronunciation
Soundslae'p
Rhymesbackslap ... zap: 45 rhymes with aep...
English > lap: 11 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningThe upper side of the thighs of a seated person.
Example"he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"
BroaderthighThe part of the leg between the hip and the knee
Spanishregazo
Catalanfalda
English > lap: 11 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn area of control or responsibility.
Example"the job fell right in my lap"
Narrowerlap of the godsBeyond human control or responsibility
Broadersphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arenaA particular environment or walk of life
English > lap: 11 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs.
Example"his lap was covered with food stains"
Synonymlap covering
Part ofskirtCloth covering that forms the part of a garment below the waist
trousers, pair of trousers, pant(usually in the plural) a garment extending from the waist to the knee or ankle, covering each leg separately
Broadercloth coveringA covering made of cloth
English > lap: 11 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA flap that lies over another part.
Example"the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
Synonymoverlap
Narrowercuff, turnupThe lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
lapellap at the front of a coat
lappetA small lap on a garment or headdress
BroaderflapAny broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge
Spanishsolapo
Catalanencavalcament
Verbslaplie partly over or alongside of something or of one another
English > lap: 11 senses > noun 5, act
Meaningmovement once around a course.
Example"he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
Synonymscircle, circuit
Narrowerpace lapThe first lap of a car race that prepares the cars for a fast start
victory lap, lap of honourA lap by the winning person or team run to celebrate the victory
Broaderlocomotion, travelself-propelled movement
Spanishcircuito, círculo, vuelta
Catalancercle, circuit, volta
English > lap: 11 senses > noun 6, act
Meaningtouching with the tongue.
Example"the dog's laps were warm and wet"
Synonymlick
Broadertouch, touchingThe act of putting two things together with no space between them
Spanishlamer, lametada
Catalanllepada
Verbslaptake up with the tongue
lappass the tongue over
English > lap: 11 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaninglie partly over or alongside of something or of one another.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
BroaderlieBe located or situated somewhere
Spanishsuperponerse
Nounslapa flap that lies over another part
English > lap: 11 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningpass the tongue over.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymlick
Narrowertonguelick or explore with the tongue
Broaderstroketouch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions
Spanishdar langüetazos, lamber, lamer, langüetear
Catalanllepar
Nounslaptouching with the tongue
English > lap: 11 senses > verb 3, perception
MeaningMove with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsswish, swosh, swoosh
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishchapalear, chapotear
Catalanxipollar, xipollejar
English > lap: 11 senses > verb 4, consumption
Meaningtake up with the tongue.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The cat lapped up the milk"
Synonymslap up, lick
Broaderdrink, imbibetake in liquids / liquids
Spanishlamer, sober
Catalanllepar
Nounslaptouching with the tongue
English > lap: 11 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningwash or flow against.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymslave, wash
BroaderflowCover or swamp with water

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