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envelop

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of envelop

  1. 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 of envelop box (in), cage, closet, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, enclose, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, immure, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in)Words Related to envelop bound, circumscribe, confine, contain, limit, restrict; encircle, encompass, enfold, enframe, enlace, frame, ring, surround; armor, cocoon, encapsulate, encapsule, encyst, ensheathe, ensphere, enwomb

  2. 2 to surround or cover closely the truth of the presidential assassination is enveloped in a dense fog of myths and conspiracy theories Synonyms of envelop bosom, bower, circumfuse, cocoon, embosom, embower, embrace, enclose (also inclose), encompass, enshroud, enswathe, enfold, enwrap, invest, involve, lap, mantle, muffle, shroud, swathe, veil, wrapWords Related to envelop curtain, drape; embed (also imbed), encase; swaddle; blanket, overlay, overspread; camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask; circle, encircle, enlace, enwindNear Antonyms of envelop bare, denude, expose, strip



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