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drape

drape

 
pronunciation:
dreIp
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: draped, drapes, draping
definition 1: to arrange (clothing, curtains, or other fabric) in attractive folds.
She carefully draped the beautiful cape over her shoulders.The flag was draped over the coffin.
synonyms:
swag
similar words:
fold
definition 2: to adorn or cover with a fabric, esp. so as to hang in attractive folds.
The designer draped the model with the elegant fabric.They draped the windows with brocade curtains.
synonyms:
curtain, dress
similar words:
blanket, cover, deck out, festoon, hang, overlay, swathe, wrap, wreathe
definition 3: to put down or hang carelessly or informally.
She draped her arm over the back of the sofa.He draped his coat over the arm of the chair.
synonyms:
droop
similar words:
dangle, drop, hang
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to hang or be arranged in attractive folds.
This tablecloth drapes nicely.
similar words:
drop, fall, fold, hang
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often pl.) a curtain or set of curtains, esp. long, heavy ones; drapery.
She closed the drapes to keep out the sun.
synonyms:
curtains, drapery
similar words:
arras, tapestry, valance
definition 2: the way or style in which fabric hangs.
This fabric has a lovely drape.
synonyms:
hang
similar words:
cut, fullness