Synonyms of lap in English

: lap1lap2lap3

lap1


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noun

1‘Henry was sitting on his gran's lap’

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knee, knees, thighs

Synonyms of lap in English

: lap1lap2lap3

lap2


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noun

1‘Nicky led the race for eight laps’

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circuit, leg, stretch, tour, circle, revolution, round, part, portion, segment, section, stage, phase, step, loop

verb

1‘she raced around the track, lapping some of the other runners’

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overtake, overhaul, outstrip, outdistance, leave behind, pass, go past, get ahead of, pull ahead of
catch up with

2‘he was lapped in blankets’

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wrap, swathe, cover, envelop, enfold, encase, wind, swaddle, twist, surround

Synonyms of lap in English

: lap1lap2lap3

lap3


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verb

1‘the sound of waves lapping against the sea wall’

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splash, wash, swish, slap, slosh, break, purl
beat, strike, dash, surge, rush, ripple, roll, flow
literary plash

2‘the dog lapped water out of a puddle’

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drink, lick up, sip, sup, swallow, slurp, gulp, swill, suck

Phrases

    in the lap of the gods

    ‘the result is in the lap of the gods now’


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    live in the lap of luxury

    ‘Katie was living in the lap of luxury in Paris’


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    informal


    Irish informal


    North American informal


    lap something up

    ‘he was lapping up the accolades’


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