(noun, verb)


1. cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person

Similar word(s): wrapper

Definition categories: man–made, cloak

2. a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft tortilla

Definition categories: food, sandwich

3. the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped

Similar word(s): wrapper, wrapping

Definition categories: man–made, covering


1. arrange or fold as a cover or protection

- wrap the baby before taking her out

- Wrap the present

Definition categories: contact, cover

2. arrange or or coil around

- She wrapped her arms around the child

Similar word(s): roll, twine, wind

Definition categories: contact, displace, move

3. enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

Similar word(s): enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap

Definition categories: contact, cover

4. crash into so as to coil around

- The teenager wrapped his car around the fire hydrant

Definition categories: contact, crash

Sentences with wrap as a verb:

- A snake wraps itself around its prey.

- To avoid going over budget, let's make sure we wrap by ten.