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- v. To cover or enclose (something) by folding and securing a covering entirely around it.
- v. To conclude or finish completely.
- v. To put on abundant clothing as protection from the weather; to bundle up.
- v. To summarize or recapitulate.
- v. To tie up; to make too busy to respond.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. finish a task completely
- v. clothe, as if for protection from the elements
- v. form a cylinder by rolling
- v. arrange or fold as a cover or protection
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The Tartars of Astrakan are said to leave the expulsion of the placenta to nature, while the Russian women of the same country wrap up the child as soon as it is expelled, place it between the mother's thighs and leave it there until the afterbirth follows, and then cut the cord.
She could almost forget the divorce, too, except for a few brief phone calls from Darren Taylor to wrap up some final details and one unhappy, cryptic email from her younger son.
Later in the day on Friday, Zeid called, quite discouraged at the outcome, saying that Greek perm rep Dimis Vassilakis had tried to talk him into withdrawing, and telling the press that the Security Council should wrap up this issue in September.
I bet I could pull a few strings and get Dale Freidman to wrap up his other assignment and take this one.
The events will wrap up with the Webbys online award show.
My notion was not only that we would get more information, but that Council members would become accustomed to questioning the Secretariat closely and then discussing among themselves how to resolve some of these issues and actually wrap up PKOs.
Two general duty men began to wrap up the Special in dust-sheets and pegged-down tarpaulins, and Terry and Lucky began to dismantle their cameras and pack them in cases, to take them away for the night.
This was the brain-kicking ending her story needed, and she had only a few more seconds to wrap up loose threads.
Bonnie hardly slept the night before, her thoughts churning through all the last-minute details she must race to wrap up before their eighteen carefully selected quilt campers came to the Hale Kapa Kuiki.
Bread-fruit was so plentiful that breakfast was provided by sending a boy up a tree to bring down four or five fruits, which were laid in the ashes, and cooked at once; and as to banana leaves 'we think nothing of cutting one down, four feet long and twenty inches wide, of a bright pale green, just to wrap up a cooked yam or two.'