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engulfing definition

engulfing


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  engulf 
 
  1  of  2  senses  of  engulf 
 
  Sense  1 
  steep,  immerse,  engulf,  plunge,  engross,  absorb,  soak  up 
  =>  drink  in  drink 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  engulf 
 
  1  of  2  senses  of  engulf 
 
  Sense  1 
  steep,  immerse,  engulf,  plunge,  engross,  absorb,  soak  up 
  =>  drink  in  drink 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  engulf 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  engulf 
 
  2  senses  of  engulf 
 
  Sense  1 
  steep,  immerse,  engulf,  plunge,  engross,  absorb,  soak  up 
  =>  concentrate,  focus,  center,  centre,  pore,  rivet 
 
  Sense  2 
  engulf 
  =>  envelop,  enfold,  enwrap,  wrap,  enclose 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  engulf 
 
  engulf  used  as  a  verb  is  rare  (polysemy  count  =  2) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  engulf 
 
  Sense  1 
  steep,  immerse,  engulf,  plunge,  engross,  absorb,  soak  up 
  =>  concentrate,  focus,  center,  centre,  pore,  rivet 
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  Sense  2 
  engulf 
  =>  envelop,  enfold,  enwrap,  wrap,  enclose 
  -------------- 
 
  Overview  of  verb  engulf 
 
  The  verb  engulf  has  2  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  steep,  immerse,  engulf,  plunge,  engross,  absorb,  soak  up  --  (engross  (oneself)  fully;  "He  immersed  himself  into  his  studies") 
  2.  (2)  engulf  --  (flow  over  or  cover  completely;  "The  bright  light  engulfed  him  completely") 
 
  Overview  of  verb  engulf 
 
  The  verb  engulf  has  2  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  steep,  immerse,  engulf,  plunge,  engross,  absorb,  soak  up  --  (engross  (oneself)  fully;  "He  immersed  himself  into  his  studies") 
  2.  (2)  engulf  --  (flow  over  or  cover  completely;  "The  bright  light  engulfed  him  completely") 



engulfing definition