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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • v. To enclose or encase completely with or as if with a covering: "Accompanying the darkness, a stillness envelops the city” ( Curtis Wilkie).
  • v. To attack (an enemy's flank).
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • v. To surround or enclose.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • v. To put a covering about; to wrap up or in; to inclose within a case, wrapper, integument or the like; to surround entirely
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To cover, as by wrapping or folding; inwrap; invest with or as with a covering; surround entirely; cover on all sides.
  • To form a covering about; lie around and conceal.
  • To line; cover on the inside.
  • Synonyms To encircle, encompass, infold, wrap up.
  • n. A wrapper; an inclosing cover; an integument: as, the envelop of a seed. Specifically
  • n. A prepared wrapper for a letter or other paper, so made that it can be sealed.
  • n. In fortification, a work of earth in form of a parapet, or of a small rampart with a parapet, raised to cover some weak part of the works.
  • n. In astronomy, a shell partly surrounding the nucleus of a comet on the side next the sun and away from the tail, and appearing like a semicircular arch.
  • n. In geometry, a curve or surface touching a continuous series of curves or surfaces.
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  • v. enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
  • Verb Form
    enveloped    envelopes    enveloping    envelops   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    capsulate    tube    capsule    enshroud    engulf    benight    shroud    bathe    capsulise    cover   
    enveloped    enveloping   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    develop    redevelop    underdevelop   
    Same Context
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