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Meaning of "wrap" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WRAP

Origin unknown.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WRAP

wrap  [ræp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRAP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wrap is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb wrap in English.

WHAT DOES WRAP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wrap in the English dictionary

The first definition of wrap in the dictionary is to fold or wind around so as to cover. Other definition of wrap is to fold paper, etc, around to fasten securely. Wrap is also to surround or conceal by surrounding.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO WRAP

PRESENT

Present
I wrap
you wrap
he/she/it wraps
we wrap
you wrap
they wrap
Present continuous
I am wrapping
you are wrapping
he/she/it is wrapping
we are wrapping
you are wrapping
they are wrapping
Present perfect
I have wrapped
you have wrapped
he/she/it has wrapped
we have wrapped
you have wrapped
they have wrapped
Present perfect continuous
I have been wrapping
you have been wrapping
he/she/it has been wrapping
we have been wrapping
you have been wrapping
they have been wrapping
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 wrapped
you wrapped
he/she/it wrapped
we wrapped
you wrapped
they wrapped
Past continuous
I was wrapping
you were wrapping
he/she/it was wrapping
we were wrapping
you were wrapping
they were wrapping
Past perfect
I had wrapped
you had wrapped
he/she/it had wrapped
we had wrapped
you had wrapped
they had wrapped
Past perfect continuous
I had been wrapping
you had been wrapping
he/she/it had been wrapping
we had been wrapping
you had been wrapping
they had been wrapping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you wrap
we let´s wrap
you wrap
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to wrap
Past participle
wrapped
Present Participle
wrapping
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 BEGIN LIKE WRAP

wrangle
wrangler
wranglership
wranglesome
wrangling
WRANS
wrap party
wrap up
wrap-up
wraparound
wraparound care
wrapover
wrappage
wrapped
wrapped up
wrapper
wrapping
wrapping paper
wrapround

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRAP

ankle strap
bootstrap
bubble wrap
chinstrap
crap
drap
firetrap
gangsta rap
plastic wrap
rap
rip-rap
scrap
shoulder strap
shrink wrap
shrink-wrap
strap
T-strap
the strap
trap
unwrap

Synonyms and antonyms of wrap in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WRAP»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wrap» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wrap
bind · bundle up · cape · cloak · cover · encase · enclose · enfold · envelop · fold · mantle · muffle · pack · package · roll up · shawl · sheathe · shroud · stole · surround · swathe · tie up · wind

Translation of «wrap» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
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TRANSLATION OF WRAP

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

Translator English - Chinese

包装
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

envolver
570 millions of speakers

English

wrap
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लपेट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يُغَلِّفُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обертывать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

embrulhar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মোড়ানো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

emballer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

bungkus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wickeln
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

包む
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

감싸다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bungkus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

gói
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முடித்துவிடுவதற்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लपेटणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

avvolgere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zawinąć
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

загортати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a împacheta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τυλίγω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

draai
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

slå in
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pakke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wrap

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRAP»

The term «wrap» is very widely used and occupies the 4.986 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of wrap
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRAP» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wrap» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wrap» 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 wrap

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRAP»

Discover the use of wrap in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wrap and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
How to Wrap Five Eggs: Traditional Japanese Packaging
Percy is incredibly accident-prone, and holds the dubious record of the most accidents. Percy has had a small rivalary with Harold, however, they are always willing to help each other when in trouble.
Hideyuki Oka, 2008
2
It's a Wrap: Sewing Fabric Purses, Baskets, And Bowls
Wind, wrap, and sew fabric strips into fantastic containers!
Susan Breier, 2006
3
Wrap, Stitch, Fold & Rivet: Making Designer Metal Jewelry
An introduction to handcrafted designer-quality jewelry offers detailed directions for twenty unusual jewelry projects, including a twisted wire choker, bangle bracelet, bead pod pin, and mixed metal earrings, along with step-by-step ...
Mary Hettmansperger, 2008
4
The Wrap-Up List
In this modern-day suburban town, one percent of all fatalities come about in the most peculiar way.
Steven Arntson, 2013
5
And That's a Wrap
Feel movie-star fabulous every day while wearing one of Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby's wrap-style fashions.
Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby, 2011
6
The Hollywood Wrap: 100 Quick and Easy Meals to Fuel Your ...
Combines recipes for 100 on-the-go wrap-style meals with more than 50 diet secrets by a celebrity fitness trainer who has worked with such stars as Jennifer Love Hewitt, Halle Berry and Kevin Costner, in a reference complemented by stories ...
Nancy Kennedy, 2011
7
Handmade Cards and Gift-wrap
Features 50 projects and designs which use the materials available to card-makers such as stickers, transfers, napkins, wire, foam, rivets, and punches. This book contains ideas for cards, boxes, bags, tags, wrapping paper and envelopes.
Vivienne Bolton, 2007
8
Making Books That Fly, Fold, Wrap, Hide, Pop Up, Twist, and ...
Presents instructions for making various kinds of books, including those that unfold like a map, hide secrets by opening in mysterious ways, tell a story on a scroll, and contain individual cards that slip into pockets.
Gwen Diehn, 2006
9
Practical Ideas to Wrap Up the Year : Grades K-3
Each book is organized around four activity based sections: relationships, organization, assessment and reliables. Practical Ideas to Wrap Up the Year grades K-3 is for the end of the year when you are wrapping things up.
Colleen Politano, Caren Cameron, Joy Paquin, 2005
10
Wrap
During my career which was spent overseas whenever I returned to the UK the country appeared to be getting greyer - with the people corralled into submission by a new type of Aristocracy known as Members of Parliament.Many of these elected ...
Martin Charles, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRAP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wrap is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The new Bubble Wrap is losing its pop
Bubble Wrap is one of mankind's greatest inventions. It protects our online orders from becoming rubble in a delivery van, but more importantly, it doubles as ... «Engadget, Jul 15»
2
Revamped Bubble Wrap Loses Its Pop
Bubble Wrap, the packaging material popular with shippers and toddlers alike, ... Dubbed iBubble Wrap, the new packaging is sold in flat plastic sheets that the ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
3
The Wrap Project: How a teenaged drug dealer, robber and bad …
SURREY, B.C. — When Rob Rai and the Surrey School District opened the Wrap Project in 2009, those starting the dedicated anti-gang program plainly ... «The Province, Jun 15»
4
Helen Mirren Calls Hollywood Ageism 'F–king Outrageous' at Wrap's
Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren lashed out at Hollywood ageism at TheWrap's Power Breakfast in New York on Tuesday, calling it “f-cking ... «TheWrap, Jun 15»
5
Marvel Courting Ava DuVernay to Direct Diverse Superhero Movie …
... 'Come and Get Me' · Philly Destroys Hitchhiking Robot After Successful Trips in Canada, Europe · TheWrap Logo. © The Wrap News Inc. 2015; Privacy Policy ... «TheWrap, May 15»
6
'Revolution' To Wrap Story In DC Comics Digital Book From Series …
A year after Revolution's abrupt end on NBC after two seasons, fans of the post-apocalyptic drama are getting closure. The second-season finale of Revolution ... «Deadline, Apr 15»
7
Cars damaged by plastic wrap stretched across I-90
Deputies are searching for those responsible for stretching plastic wrap across Interstate 90 near Wallace, Idaho, according to Spokane's KREM 2 News. «KIRO Seattle, Mar 15»
8
'Melissa & Joey' Canceled after 4 Seasons (Exclusive)
“Melissa & Joey” will be wrapping production on its final season this week, TheWrap has learned exclusively. The comedy will conclude its storyline at the end of ... «TheWrap, Feb 15»
9
Trident rally wraps mod in scarf
Thousands of anti-nuclear activists have held a protest with a huge scarf to call on the Government to "wrap up" the Trident nuclear missiles programme. «Daily Mail, Jan 15»
10
Video reveals how to wrap Christmas gifts in just 12 SECONDS
If your annual Christmas wrapping session leaves you covered in screwed up ... and simple technique has gone viral - revealing how to wrap a present in just 12 ... «Daily Mail, Dec 14»

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