Definition of envelop verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

envelop

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪnˈvɛləp//
 
envelop somebody/something (in something)(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they envelop
 
he / she / it envelops
 
past simple enveloped
 
-ing form enveloping
 
 
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to wrap someone or something up or cover them or it completely She was enveloped in a huge white towel. Clouds enveloped the mountaintops. Darkness fell and enveloped the town. A feeling of despair enveloped him.
envelopment
 
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noun [uncountable]
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