English version

envelop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenvelopen‧vel‧op /ɪnˈveləp/ verb [transitive] formal 🔊 🔊 COVERto cover or wrap something or someone up completelyenvelop in 🔊 mountain peaks enveloped in mist 🔊 the enveloping darkness→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
envelopIt was functional but soft, enveloping a visitor in instant comfort and security.Sound emanating from a pair of speakers seem enveloping, as though it were coming from other locations.Merseyside has been enveloped by sporting influence more than almost anywhere else in Britain, due to its two major football clubs.Reaching out, I can't even burst through the paper bag that envelops my being.Viscous liquid oozed out like an alien blob and slowly enveloped the dented car.The mist and rain enveloped the forest so that we could only see the nearest trees.He believed she was to blame for the tide of scandal enveloping the Royal Family.The men took cigars and brandy outside in the garden, under the awning of wisteria that enveloped the terrace.At sunset, darkness enveloped the town.The sadness was palpable and enveloped us like the dark.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.
Verb table
envelop
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyenvelop
he, she, itenvelops
> View More
Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyenveloped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave enveloped
he, she, ithas enveloped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad enveloped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill envelop
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have enveloped
> View Less
Continuous Form
Present
Iam enveloping
he, she, itis enveloping
> View More
you, we, theyare enveloping
Past
I, he, she, itwas enveloping
you, we, theywere enveloping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been enveloping
he, she, ithas been enveloping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been enveloping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be enveloping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been enveloping
> View Less