wrap-up

noun \ ˈrap-ˌəp \

Definition of wrap-up

1 : a summarizing report
2 : a concluding part : finale

First Known Use of wrap-up

1951

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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wrap up

verb

Definition of wrap up

2 a : to bring to a usually successful conclusion
b : cinch, sew up
  • has the nomination wrapped up

Examples of wrap up in a Sentence

  1. a grand parade will wrap up the weeklong celebration

  2. a reporter wrapped up the mayor's speech in a few sentences

First Known Use of wrap up

circa 1568

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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wrap up Synonyms

Related Words

climax, crown;

consummate, perfect;

halt, stop, suspend;

Phrases

ring down the curtain (on);


WRAP-UP Defined for English Language Learners

wrap-up

Definition of wrap-up for English Language Learners

  • : a brief statement that gives the most important information about what has happened or been done



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