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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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