envelop


envelop

verb

Definition of ENVELOP

1
to close or shut in by or as if by barriers <a chronic mistrust of outsiders envelops that neighborhood, cutting it off from the rest of the city>
Synonyms box (in), cage, closet, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, envelop, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, immure, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in)
2
to surround or cover closely <the truth of the presidential assassination is enveloped in a dense fog of myths and conspiracy theories>
Near Antonyms bare, denude, expose, strip

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