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wrap

wrap

 
 
pronunciation:
raep
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
wrap up
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part of speech: noun
definition: a sheet of material, such as paper or plastic, that is used to cover something.
Nancy covered the bowl with plastic wrap.
similar words:
bandage, clothing, coat, cover, covering, envelope, jacket, paper, robe
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: wrapped, wrapping, wraps
definition: to cover with paper or some other material.
Please wrap the meat in foil.George wrapped the presents in shiny paper.
 
similar words:
bind, cover
phrase: wrap up
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The words wrap and rap sound alike but have different meanings.
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  • wrapper:
    a piece of thin material used for wrapping.
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