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lap

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of lap

  1. a portion of a trip we were on the last lap of the journey, eagerly heading for home Synonyms leg, stageRelated Words layover, stopover


lap

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lap

  1. 1 to flow along or against the waves gently lapped the sandy shore Synonyms bathe, lap, lave, lip, splashRelated Words bubble, gurgle, plash, ripple, slosh

  2. 2 to flow in a broken irregular stream the creek lapped along through the ravine before collecting in the pond Synonyms bubble, dribble, guggle, lap, plash, ripple, splash, trickle, washRelated Words eddy, purl, swirl; swash, swish, swoosh, whish; drip, drop; gush, jet, rush, spew, spout, spurt, squirtNear Antonyms runAntonyms pour, roll, stream

  3. 3 to move with a splashing motion a stiff breeze that was causing the lake waters to lap against the hull with some force Synonyms lap, plash, splash, swashRelated Words babble, bubble, gurgle, ripple


lap

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lap

  1. 1 to lie over parts of one another the armadillo's plates lap tightly so as to form a protective shield Synonyms lap, overlay, overlie, overspreadRelated Words shingle

  2. 2 to surround or cover closely this recording of the symphony is sure to lap listeners in stereophonic bliss Synonyms bosom, bower, circumfuse, cocoon, embosom, embower, embrace, enclose (also inclose), encompass, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, invest, involve, lap, mantle, muffle, shroud, swathe, veil, wrapRelated Words curtain, drape; embed (also imbed), encase; swaddle; blanket, overlay, overspread; camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask; circle, encircle, enlace, enwindNear Antonyms bare, denude, expose, strip


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