Origin of wrap-up
Definition for wrap up (2 of 2)
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.
Origin of wrap
British Dictionary definitions for wrap up (1 of 2)
- to settle the final details of
- to make a summary of
British Dictionary definitions for wrap up (2 of 2)
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
Idioms and Phrases with wrap up (1 of 2)
Bring to a conclusion, settle successfully, as in As soon as we wrap up this deal, we can go on vacation. [First half of 1900s]
Summarize, recapitulate, as in To wrap up, the professor went over the three main categories. [First half of the 1900s]
Idioms and Phrases with wrap up (2 of 2)
In addition to the idiom beginning with wrap
- wrap up
- twist (wrap) around one's finger
- under wraps