Synonyms for drape

Grammar : Verb
Spell : dreyp
Phonetic Transcription : dreɪp

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Définition of drape

Origin :
  • c.1400, "to ornament with cloth hangings;" mid-15c., "to weave into cloth," from Old French draper "to weave, make cloth" (13c.), from drap "cloth, piece of cloth, sheet, bandage," from Late Latin drapus, perhaps of Gaulish origin (cf. Old Irish drapih "mantle, garment"). Meaning "to cover with drapery" is from 1847. Meaning "to cause to hang or stretch out loosely or carelessly" is from 1943. Related: Draped; draping.
  • verb hang over, adorn
Example sentences :
  • Then, after doing up her hair, I began to drape a material around her.
  • Extract from : « The Choice of Life » by Georgette Leblanc
  • The rock is grim when it is bare; it wants verdure to drape it if it is to be lovely.
  • Extract from : « Expositions of Holy Scripture » by Alexander Maclaren
  • Next to it, the drape framing the window was not hanging right.
  • Extract from : « The Gallery » by Roger Phillips Graham
  • Religion, indigestion, priggishness, or discontent may drape the panes.
  • Extract from : « Practical Mysticism » by Evelyn Underhill
  • With a one-finger gesture he signals the nurse to drape her rug over the chair.
  • Extract from : « The House of Torchy » by Sewell Ford
  • The sphere went blank and silent, and the drape was returned to its place.
  • Extract from : « The Copper-Clad World » by Harl Vincent
  • Drape the room for the occasion with red, white and blue bunting.
  • Extract from : « Bright Ideas for Entertaining » by Mrs. Herbert B. Linscott
  • A fog-like sense of unreality seemed to drape everything about him.
  • Extract from : « The Shadow » by Arthur Stringer
  • The president was directed to drape his chair with two Federal flags.
  • Extract from : « Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama » by Walter L. Fleming
  • We must drape him, and give him a certain conventional simper.
  • Extract from : « The History of Pendennis » by William Makepeace Thackeray

Antonyms for drape

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