Synonyms of lap in English

: lap1lap2lap3

lap1


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noun

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

SYNONYMS
knee, knees, thighs

Synonyms of lap in English

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lap2


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noun

1‘Nicky led the race for eight laps’

SYNONYMS
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’

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

2‘he was lapped in blankets’

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

Synonyms of lap in English

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lap3


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verb

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

SYNONYMS
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’

SYNONYMS
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’


    SYNONYMS
    out of one's hands, beyond one's control, in the hands of fate, open to chance, not one's responsibility
    live in the lap of luxury

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


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    lead a very comfortable life, be very rich, want for nothing, live off the fat of the land
    informal live the life of Riley
    Irish informal be on the pig's back
    North American informal live high on the hog
    lap something up

    ‘he was lapping up the accolades’


    SYNONYMS
    relish, revel in, savour, delight in, luxuriate in, bask in, wallow in, glory in, enjoy, indulge in