Synonyms of wrap in English:


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1‘Flora got out of the bath and wrapped herself in a towel’

swathe, bundle up, swaddle, sheathe, muffle, cloak, enfold, envelop, encase, enclose, cover, fold, wind
literary lap

2‘I wrapped the vase carefully in newspaper’

parcel up, parcel, package, pack, pack up, bundle, bundle up, do up, tie up, gift-wrap


1‘he put a wrap round her shoulders’

shawl, stole, cloak, cape, mantle, scarf
poncho, serape
rare pelisse, pelerine, mantlet


    wrap up

    1‘wrap up well before you go into that garden’


    dress warmly, wear warm clothes, put on more clothes, muffle up

    2‘tell that child to wrap up’

    British informal

    be quiet, quieten down, be silent, fall silent, stop talking, hold one's tongue, keep one's lips sealed


    shut up, shut one's mouth, shut one's face, shut one's trap, button one's lip, put a sock in it, pipe down, belt up, cut the cackle, give it a rest

    British informal

    shut one's gob, wrap it up

    North American informal

    save it, can it

    wrap something up

    ‘it was time to wrap up the conference’


    conclude, finish, end, bring to an end, bring to a close, bring to a conclusion, round off, terminate, stop, cease, finalize, complete, settle, tie up, put the finishing touches to


    wind up, sew up, polish off

    under wraps

    ‘latest developments are still under wraps while they make their way through the budgeting process’


    secret, top secret, confidential, strictly confidential, classified, restricted, hush-hush, off the record, not for circulation, not for publication, not to be made public, not to be disclosed

    unrevealed, undisclosed, unpublished, untold, unknown

    sub rosa