Synonyms of 'lap'
in the sense of round
a series of callsThe consultant did his morning round.
in the sense of sip
to drink (a liquid) in small mouthfulsJessica sipped her drink thoughtfully.
in the sense of slosh
to throw or pour (liquid) carelesslyThe water sloshed around the bridge.
in the sense of splash
waves splashing against the side of the boat
in the sense of swallow
to pass (food, drink, etc.) through the mouth and gullet to the stomachHe poured himself a glass of water and swallowed it down.
in the sense of swathe
to wrap a bandage, garment, or piece of cloth around (a person or part of the body)She swathed herself in thin black fabrics.
in the sense of tour
an overseas trip made by a cricket team, rugby team, etc., to play in several placesa cricket tour of the West indies
in the sense of turn
to rotate or move roundAs the wheel turned, the potter shaped the clay.
in the sense of twist
to turn one end or part while the other end or parts remain still or turn in the opposite directionShe twisted her hair into a bun.
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Thesaurus for lap from the Collins English Thesaurus