verb (used with object), en·vel·oped, en·vel·op·ing.
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Origin of envelop
OTHER WORDS FROM envelopen·vel·op·er, nounpre·en·vel·op, verb (used with object)un·en·vel·oped, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH envelopenvelop , envelope
Words nearby envelop
Example sentences from the Web for envelop
“Discord” proceeds to envelop us in this exhaustive, mind-racking debate.The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens)|Samuel Fragoso|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The shadows may have sought to envelop Paris altogether early Wednesday.Paris Jackson, the Girl We Met at Michael’s Funeral, in Suicide Scare|Michael Daly|June 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Spontaneity should, like a sort of fog, already envelop those pages that you will write the next day.
He is one of those who, when they meet Mandela, envelop him in a hug as they walk to steady the old man.Nelson Mandela Recovering in South Africa After Brief Hospital Scare|Charlene Smith|February 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her flowing dusty-rose gown seemed to envelop her—like a chiffon pup tent held up with silver sequins.Rooney Mara, Michelle Williams, Kristen Wiig: 2012 Oscars’ Best, Worst, and Wilted|Robin Givhan|February 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The long axis of the hip-roof crystal is often so shortened that it resembles the envelop crystal of calcium oxalate.
The shell is thick, and is surrounded by an uneven gelatinous envelop which is often stained with bile.
I long for the precious embrace to surround me, to envelop me, to pour its soft balm into my aching soul.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
They were great rolling clouds that seemed to envelop the entire universe with their vibrance.The Holes and John Smith|Edward W. Ludwig
The night wears on: darkness and fog envelop Paris more and more.The Bronze Eagle|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy