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in the sense of enfold
Definition
to cover (something) by, or as if by, wrapping something round it
Wood was comfortably enfolded in a woolly dressing-gown.
Synonyms
wrap up,
sheathe,
enwrap
in the sense of envelop
Definition
to cover, surround, or enclose
the thick black cloud of smoke that enveloped the area
Synonyms
wrap around,
encase,
swaddle,
sheathe,
enwrap
in the sense of fold
an object folded neatly in tissue-paper
Synonyms
wrap up,
do up,
in the sense of gulp
Definition
to swallow (a drink or food) rapidly in large mouthfuls
She quickly gulped her tea.
Synonyms
knock back (informal),
swig (informal),
in the sense of gurgle
Definition
(of water) to make low bubbling noises when flowing
a narrow channel along which water gurgles
Synonyms
lap,
burble,
purl,
plash
in the sense of leg
Definition
a single stage, lap, or length in a relay race
The first leg of the journey was by boat.
in the sense of lick
Definition
to pass the tongue over in order to taste, wet, or clean
The dog licked the man's hand excitedly.
in the sense of orbit
Definition
the curved path followed by something, such as a heavenly body or spacecraft, in its motion around another body
the point at which the planet's orbit is closest to the sun
Synonyms
in the sense of outdistance
Definition
to leave (other competitors) behind in a race
He managed to outdistance his pursuers.
Synonyms
leave behind,
get away from,
shake off,
leave standing (informal),
in the sense of pass
Definition
to go by or past (a person or thing)
A car passed me going quite fast.
Synonyms
go by or past,
drive past,
lap,
leave behind,
cut up (informal),
pull ahead of

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