Synonyms and Antonyms of swathe

  1. 1 to surround or cover closely handed me an odd-shaped package swathed in bright pink tissue paper Synonyms bosom, bower, circumfuse, cocoon, embosom, embower, embrace, enclose (also inclose), encompass, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, invest, involve, lap, mantle, muffle, shroud, enfold, 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

  2. 2 to cover with a bandage tenderly swathed the soldier's wounds Synonyms bind, dress, bandageRelated Words attend, care (for), doctor, medicate, minister (to), nurse, treat; cure, heal, mend, rehabilitate, remedyNear Antonyms unbandage

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