verb (used with object), wrapped or wrapt, wrap·ping.
verb (used without object), wrapped or wrapt, wrap·ping.
- the completion of photography on a film or an individual scene.
- the termination of a working day during the shooting of a film.
- intensely absorbed in: wrapped up in one's work.
- involved in; bound up with: Peace is wrapped up in willingness to compromise.
Origin of wrap
Related Words for wrapfur, coat, shawl, cloak, jacket, stole, blanket, drape, hide, swaddle, swathe, shroud, immerse, cover, bundle, sheathe, fold, enclose, bandage, bind
Examples from the Web for wrap
Contemporary Examples of wrap
It can be hard to wrap your head around the problems facing the continent because they might seem ancient to us.Silicon Valley Sets Its Sights on Africa
December 22, 2014
Creepy thing to wrap up in festive paper and a bow and give to a newborn baby, yeah?Keep Christmas Commercialized!
P. J. O’Rourke
December 6, 2014
Sailor Moon Crystal is expected to wrap up its initial storylines by the end of the year.‘Sailor Moon’ Is an Oasis for Superheroes Who Can Save the Universe in Heels
November 26, 2014
Diane von Furstenberg has been an original throughout her life – the wrap dress was her creation.Women in the World Texas Sneak Peek
October 20, 2014
What were the biggest hurdles for you on The Sopranos as far as storylines to tackle, or storylines to wrap up?David Chase on Tony Soprano’s Fate, the State of TV, and Why He Couldn’t Finish ‘True Detective’
September 4, 2014
Historical Examples of wrap
Wrap in a strip of gauze or cheesecloth and place in a steamer.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
I was too busy takin' a wrap on Lucretia; she was gettin' a bit out of hand.Thoroughbreds
W. A. Fraser
The wind was keen, and I had to wrap myself well in my cloak.Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood
Will you have my cap or my scarf in which to wrap your feet and warm them?
He tried to wrap himself up and lie down as before, but could no longer do so.Master and Man
verb wraps, wrapping or wrapped (mainly tr)
- the end of a working day during the filming of a motion picture or television programme
- the completion of filming of a motion picture or television programme
Word Origin for wrap
early 14c., wrappen, of uncertain etymology, perhaps via Scandinavian (cf. Danish dialectal vravle "to wind"), ultimately from PIE *werp- "to turn, wind" (cf. Greek rhaptein "to sew"), from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). Related: Wrapped; wrapping.
late 15c., "fine cloth used as a cover or wrapping for bread," from wrap (v.). As a type of women's garment, recorded from 1827. Meaning "end of a filming session" is attested from 1974. Figurative phrase under wraps "in concealment" is recorded from 1939.
In addition to the idiom beginning with wrap
- wrap up
- twist (wrap) around one's finger
- under wraps