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Meaning of "giftwrap" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIFTWRAP

giftwrap  [ˈɡɪftˌræp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIFTWRAP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Giftwrap is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb giftwrap in English.

WHAT DOES GIFTWRAP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

giftwrap

Gift wrapping

Gift wrapping refers to the act of enclosing a gift in some sort of material. Wrapping paper is a kind of paper designed for gift wrapping. Gifts may also be wrapped in a box. They may be held closed with ribbon and topped with a decorative bow.

Definition of giftwrap in the English dictionary

The definition of giftwrap in the dictionary is to wrap attractively.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GIFTWRAP

PRESENT

Present
I giftwrap
you giftwrap
he/she/it giftwraps
we giftwrap
you giftwrap
they giftwrap
Present continuous
I am giftwrapping
you are giftwrapping
he/she/it is giftwrapping
we are giftwrapping
you are giftwrapping
they are giftwrapping
Present perfect
I have giftwrapped
you have giftwrapped
he/she/it has giftwrapped
we have giftwrapped
you have giftwrapped
they have giftwrapped
Present perfect continuous
I have been giftwrapping
you have been giftwrapping
he/she/it has been giftwrapping
we have been giftwrapping
you have been giftwrapping
they have been giftwrapping
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I giftwrapped
you giftwrapped
he/she/it giftwrapped
we giftwrapped
you giftwrapped
they giftwrapped
Past continuous
I was giftwrapping
you were giftwrapping
he/she/it was giftwrapping
we were giftwrapping
you were giftwrapping
they were giftwrapping
Past perfect
I had giftwrapped
you had giftwrapped
he/she/it had giftwrapped
we had giftwrapped
you had giftwrapped
they had giftwrapped
Past perfect continuous
I had been giftwrapping
you had been giftwrapping
he/she/it had been giftwrapping
we had been giftwrapping
you had been giftwrapping
they had been giftwrapping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will giftwrap
you will giftwrap
he/she/it will giftwrap
we will giftwrap
you will giftwrap
they will giftwrap
Future continuous
I will be giftwrapping
you will be giftwrapping
he/she/it will be giftwrapping
we will be giftwrapping
you will be giftwrapping
they will be giftwrapping
Future perfect
I will have giftwrapped
you will have giftwrapped
he/she/it will have giftwrapped
we will have giftwrapped
you will have giftwrapped
they will have giftwrapped
Future perfect continuous
I will have been giftwrapping
you will have been giftwrapping
he/she/it will have been giftwrapping
we will have been giftwrapping
you will have been giftwrapping
they will have been giftwrapping
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would giftwrap
you would giftwrap
he/she/it would giftwrap
we would giftwrap
you would giftwrap
they would giftwrap
Conditional continuous
I would be giftwrapping
you would be giftwrapping
he/she/it would be giftwrapping
we would be giftwrapping
you would be giftwrapping
they would be giftwrapping
Conditional perfect
I would have giftwrap
you would have giftwrap
he/she/it would have giftwrap
we would have giftwrap
you would have giftwrap
they would have giftwrap
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been giftwrapping
you would have been giftwrapping
he/she/it would have been giftwrapping
we would have been giftwrapping
you would have been giftwrapping
they would have been giftwrapping
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you giftwrap
we let´s giftwrap
you giftwrap
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to giftwrap
Past participle
giftwrapped
Present Participle
giftwrapping
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIFTWRAP


backwrap
ˈbækˌræp
blackstrap
ˈblækˌstræp
bootstrap
ˈbuːtˌstræp
brap
bræp
chinstrap
ˈtʃɪnstræp
clickwrap
ˈklɪkˌræp
crap
kræp
drap
dræp
firetrap
ˈfaɪəˌtræp
frap
fræp
Gladwrap
ˈɡlædˌræp
jockstrap
ˈdʒɒkˌstræp
mantrap
ˈmænˌtræp
mousetrap
ˈmaʊsˌtræp
rap
ræp
scrap
skræp
strap
stræp
trap
træp
unwrap
ʌnˈræp
wrap
ræp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIFTWRAP

gift
gift aid
gift horse
gift of the gab
gift of tongues
gift shop
gift tax
gift token
gift voucher
giftable
gifted
giftedly
giftedness
giftee
giftless
giftware
giftwrapped
giftwrapping
Gifu
gig

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIFTWRAP

bathing wrap
bewrap
body wrap
bubble wrap
clingwrap
enwrap
food wrap
inwrap
plastic wrap
prewrap
rewrap
Saran wrap
shrink wrap
shrink-wrap
upwrap
word wrap

Synonyms and antonyms of giftwrap in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «giftwrap» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIFTWRAP

Find out the translation of giftwrap to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of giftwrap from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «giftwrap» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

giftwrap
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

papel de regalo
570 millions of speakers

English

giftwrap
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

GIFTWRAP
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

giftwrap
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Подарочная Обертка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Embalagem para Presente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

giftwrap
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

giftwrap
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Giftwrap
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geschenkpapier
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ロール、
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

선물 포장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Giftwrap
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giftwrap
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

giftwrap
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भेटवड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hediye paketi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

giftwrap
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

giftwrap
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Подарункова Обгортка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

giftwrap
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Περιτύλιγμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Cadeau Papier op kort
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

giftwrap
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

giftwrap
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of giftwrap

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIFTWRAP»

The term «giftwrap» is regularly used and occupies the 63.545 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIFTWRAP» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «giftwrap» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «giftwrap» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about giftwrap

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIFTWRAP»

Discover the use of giftwrap in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to giftwrap and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Butterfly Giftwrap Paper
Based on a design by the innovative French artist E.-A. Seguy, this dramatically beautiful giftwrap paper features orange-speckled butterflies with green-and-black wings on a deep purple background. 2 full-color 18" x 24" sheets of the same ...
E. A. Seguy, 1998
2
Tiffany Stained Glass Giftwrap Paper
Superb patterns from studios of great designer: "Wisteria," "Dragonfly"; a seasonal motif of red poinsettias; exotic birds against lush green foliage. Ideal wrap for any occasion.
Louis Comfort Tiffany, 1991
3
Renoir Paintings Giftwrap Paper
Elegant giftwrap reproduces details of 70 superb paintings by popular French Impressionist.
Pierre Auguste Renoir, 2000
4
Chinese Floral Giftwrap Paper: Four Different Designs on ...
Four sheets based on noted Victorian designer's masterly reproductions of authentic Chinese ornamentation and design feature dazzling full-color displays of peonies, roses, morning glories, other flowers.
Owen Jones, 1991
5
Bird and Flower Chintz Giftwrap Paper
Two 18" x 24" sheets display a lush setting of tree branches laden with blossoms and berries.
Burton M. Gottschalk, 1995
6
Arts and Crafts Design Giftwrap Paper: Four Different ...
These 4 floral motifs can be used to decorate as well as wrap gift and craft items.
Elaine Norman, 1993
7
Old-Time Roses Giftwrap Paper
A profusion of lovely roses — adapted from vintage illustrations — make this giftwrap ideal for Mother's Day, anniversaries, birthdays, and other occasions.
Carol Belanger Grafton, 1996
8
Grandmother's Flower Garden Giftwrap Paper
Two 18 x 24 sheets feature a striking floral quilt design: large hexagonal blossoms in solid colors and a profusion of calico prints — perfect for any occasion.
Myron Miller, 1996
9
Dinosaur Party Giftwrap Paper
Two identical 18" x 24" sheets of zany prehistoric reptiles dressed up to party come with four matching gift cards.
Christopher Santoro, 1994
10
Chanukah Giftwrap Paper
Brighten the holiday with Chanukah gifts wrapped in charming designs heralding this special event.
Jill Dubin, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIFTWRAP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term giftwrap is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Colourful projects with paper: Contemporary vases
We used scrapbooking paper in matching colours, but you can use anything – from wallpaper and giftwrap to Chinese newspaper, calendar ... «Women24, Jul 15»
2
River Town Chronicles: ' … from my cold, dead hands'
“I giftwrap them – can't do that on a screen!” “I have an intimate relationship with my books,” Lynn Handy answered, “drawing my finger across a ... «Kane County Chronicle, Jul 15»
3
Madison Style: A focus on fine stationery and wedding invitations
At Sarah B., the giftwrap doubles as art. Customers have framed a sheet of the bold flowered paper that costs less than $5, and it works. «Madison.com, Jun 15»
4
Mazars advises on sale of greeting cards firm
Swan Mill, a manufacturer of paper tableware, giftwrap and tinsel, has a turnover of more than £50m and has 250 employees in the UK and ... «BQ Live, Jun 15»
5
Bedfordshire giftwrap company sees 21% rise in profits
Profits rise at International Greetings, the company which owns Tom Smith crackers. Credit: Tom Smith. Bedfordshire-based gift packaging, ... «ITV News, Jun 15»
6
Consumer Reports: Should you pay for online giftwrap?
Overall, it is worth a few dollars to make someone special feel a little more special. Consumer Reports. Thursday, June 04, 2015. There are so many gift-giving ... «WLS-TV, Jun 15»
7
Wally's Party Factory
Before that, the company focused on closeouts and manufacturing giftwrap for department stores, but the success of the party supply side of the business ... «Retail Merchandiser, May 15»
8
Orlando Magic turning focus to the now with reported Scott Skiles …
It seemed to giftwrap the job to Scott Skiles, a coach who has been out of the league for nearly three seasons. Skiles' name was attached to the ... «Orlando Magic Daily, May 15»
9
Is Amazon trusting tech too much?
... from the same legal group at Amazon that brought us — no kidding — a way to guess a shopper's religion based on the giftwrap they choose. «Computerworld, Apr 15»
10
Amazon Could Revolutionize Energy Efficiency Tomorrow
Think of combining the rating system of Angie's List and the simplicity of Amazon's “Giftwrap this item” checkbox. Today the focus of Amazon ... «Energy Priorities Magazine, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
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