Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: envelop
IPA transcription: [ɪnv'ɛləp]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose
    Meaning: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
Usage examples
  • In a moment darkness would envelop all.
  • He said he had met them; that the man seemed bewildered, and inquired the way to Boston; that he was driving at great speed, as though he expected to outstrip the tempest; that the moment he had passed him a thunderclap broke distinctly over the man's head and seemed to envelop both man and child, horse and carriage.