wrap-up

noun
\ ˈrap-ˌəp How to pronounce wrap-up (audio) \

Definition of wrap-up

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

wrap up

verb
wrapped up; wrapping up; wraps up

Definition of wrap up (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

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

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Examples of wrap-up in a Sentence

Verb a grand parade will wrap up the weeklong celebration a reporter wrapped up the mayor's speech in a few sentences

First Known Use of wrap-up

Noun

1951, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

circa 1568, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of wrap-up was circa 1568

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Cite this Entry

“Wrap-up.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wrapped%20up. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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wrap-up

noun
How to pronounce wrap up (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of wrap-up

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

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