Synonyms for envelop

Grammar : Verb
Spell : verb en-vel-uhp; noun en-vel-uhp, en-vuh-luhp, ahn-
Phonetic Transcription : verb ɛnˈvɛl əp; noun ɛnˈvɛl əp, ˈɛn və ləp, ˈɑn-

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Définition of envelop

Origin :
  • late 14c., envolupen, "be involved in," from Old French envoleper (10c., Modern French envelopper) "envelop, cover; fold up," from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + voloper "wrap up," of uncertain origin, perhaps Celtic (see Gamillscheg, Diez). Literal sense is from 1580s. Related: Enveloped; enveloping.
  • verb encase, hide
Example sentences :
  • She was silent a moment, pondering, hesitation and confusion seeming to envelop her.
  • Extract from : « Mistress Wilding » by Rafael Sabatini
  • The dark brown folds seemed to envelop the face of the earth.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Settlers » by Noah Brooks
  • As a capper he digs up that envelop, to show her there needn't be any hitch in the program.
  • Extract from : « Shorty McCabe » by Sewell Ford
  • A grunt was the only reply, and they prepared to envelop her again.
  • Extract from : « A Little Girl in Old Detroit » by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • These obstacles had been originally intended to envelop the garrison.
  • Extract from : « Through Three Campaigns » by G. A. Henty
  • The purpose was to envelop us and cut the British lines of communication to the sea.
  • Extract from : « Current History, A Monthly Magazine » by New York Times
  • His shadow hovered in the air above her head ready to envelop her.
  • Extract from : « The Tyranny of the Dark » by Hamlin Garland
  • And little by little the obscurity of the place and hour seemed to envelop her.
  • Extract from : « Germinie Lacerteux » by Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
  • A black velvet covering should be made in which to envelop the crystal when not in use.
  • Extract from : « Second Sight » by Sepharial
  • A cloud of delicate incense seemed to envelop them as their lips met.
  • Extract from : « Children of the Desert » by Louis Dodge

Antonyms for envelop

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