Examples of envelop in a Sentence
a chronic mistrust of outsiders envelops that neighborhood, cutting it off from the rest of the city
the truth of the presidential assassination is enveloped in a dense fog of myths and conspiracy theories
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Motown was near the epicenter but largely spared during unrest that enveloped 25 city blocks and claimed 43 lives.
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Menus are now circular — and envelop old vinyl records, with the labels still showing.
The scaffolding that will envelop Union Station in stages over the next 12 months does not mean the 103-year-old structure is falling apart.
Consumers shouldn’t be enveloped in uncertainty and doubt in the automotive industry any longer.
Ligeti’s surreal opera Le Grand Macabre enveloped the orchestra’s Lincoln Center home with Eric Owens flamboyantly portraying death at the end of the world.
But what Hunger illuminates is that food and the anonymity of writing on the internet were two of the salves for the loneliness and anxiety that enveloped Gay into her 20s.
Gomez was an elementary school teacher before becoming mayor of Texcoco, a town northeast of the capital that’s been enveloped by its sprawl.
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Origin and Etymology of envelop
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbox (in), cage, closet, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, enclose, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, immure, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in)
Related Wordsbound, circumscribe, confine, contain, limit, restrict; encircle, encompass, enfold, enframe, enlace, frame, ring, surround; armor, cocoon, encapsulate, encapsule, encyst, ensheathe, ensphere, enwomb
Near Antonymsbare, denude, expose, strip
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: to completely cover (someone or something) : to completely enclose or surround (someone or something)
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