HyperDic: envelop

English > 1 sense of the word envelop:
VERBcontactenvelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, encloseenclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
envelop > pronunciation
Rhymesarchbishop ... worship: 69 rhymes with ahp...
English > envelop: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaningenclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Fog enveloped the house"
Synonymsenfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose
Narrowerbathesuffuse with or as if with light
benightenvelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness
capsule, capsulate, capsulize, capsuliseenclose in a capsule
cocoonwrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection
engulfFlow over or cover completely
sheatheenclose with a sheath
shroud, enshroud, hide, coverCover as if with a shroud
tubeplace or enclose in a tube
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishenvolver, fajar
Nounsenvelopmentthe act of enclosing something inside something else

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