envelop

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪnˈvɛləp/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɛnˈvɛləp/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(v. en veləp; n. en veləp, envə ləp, än-)



Inflections of 'envelop' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
envelops
v 3rd person singular
enveloping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
enveloped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
enveloped
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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envelop

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. [clouds, fog] enveloped the [plane, town, house]
  2. the [plane] was enveloped by [fog]
  3. enveloped (her) [completely, entirely]
  4. enveloped him in [her arms, a blanket, a cloak]
  5. arms enveloped him in [a hug, an embrace]
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