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en·vel·op

envelop

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn ve lp
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part of speech: verb
inflections: envelops, enveloping, enveloped
definition: to cover, wrap, enclose, or surround.
Fog enveloped the river.Mom enveloped me in her arms.
synonyms:
cover, encircle, encompass, wrap
similar words:
bathe, blanket, cloak, clothe, embrace, enclose, fold, muffle, roll, surround, swallow
Word Parts  About this feature
The word envelop contains the following part:
en-1, em-1 Latin prefix that means to put into; cause to be or have
antonyms:
de-, dis-, un-