wrap

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. robe, shawl, serape, cloak, coat, cape, cover, wrapper, blanket. —v. t. swathe, swaddle, clothe, cover, envelop, enclose; hide, muffle, conceal; fold, lap, wind; pack[age]. See covering, environment.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. shawl, cover, blanket, fur piece, cape, jacket, coat, cloak, light outer garment.
v.
1. [To twine or wind]
Syn. roll up, swathe, muffle, bind, fold about, encircle, coil, enclose, swaddle, bandage; see also wind 1 .
2. [To conceal in a wrapper]
Syn. envelop, enwrap, protect, encase, sheathe, shroud, cover, shelter, clothe, cover with paper, enclose in a box.
Ant. unwrap*, unsheathe, open up.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
covering, shawl, overcoat, jacket, cloak, cape, mantle.
II
v.
cover, envelop, package, bind, pack, bundle, giftwrap, swaddle, swathe, shroud, tuck.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To cover completely and closely, as with clothing or bandages: enfold, envelop, enwrap, infold, invest, roll, swaddle, swathe, wrap up. See PUT ON. 2. To put on warm clothes: bundle up, wrap up. See PUT ON. 3. To cover and tie (something), as with paper and string: do up, package. See PUT ON. 4. To surround and cover completely so as to obscure: cloak, clothe, enfold, enshroud, envelop, enwrap, infold, invest, shroud, veil. See SHOW. II noun 1. A garment wrapped about a person: cloak, shawl, stole. See PUT ON. 2. The material in which something is wrapped: wrapper, wrapping (also used in plural). See PUT ON.

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