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


    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secret, confidential, strictly confidential, classified, restricted, hush-hush, off the record, not for circulation, not for publication, not to be made public, not to be disclosed
    unrevealed, undisclosed, unpublished, untold, unknown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
    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
    informal wind up, sew up, polish off
    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’

    be quiet, be silent, fall silent, stop talking, hold one's tongue, keep one's lips sealed
    British quieten down
    North American quiet down
    informal 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, cut the cackle, give it a rest
    British informal shut one's gob, wrap it up, belt up
    North American informal save it, can it