What is another word for drape?

489 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ dɹˈe͡ɪp], [ dɹˈe‍ɪp], [ d_ɹ_ˈeɪ_p]

The word "drape" is most commonly used to describe the action of hanging or covering something with fabric. Some synonyms for "drape" include "hang," "cover," "clothe," "shroud," "envelop," "swathe," and "veil." These words convey the same general meaning of covering or wrapping something with a material. "Hang" specifically refers to suspending something from a higher point, while "shroud" implies a sense of concealment or mystery. "Envelop" and "swathe" emphasize the act of completely wrapping or surrounding an object, while "veil" suggests a more delicate, transparent covering. Whether you need to describe a window drape, a draped clothing item, or anything else covered with fabric, these synonyms for "drape" are useful options.

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    • Noun, singular or mass
      veil.

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What are the opposite words for drape?

Antonyms are words that are opposite in meaning to a particular word. While "drape" means to hang or cover something with fabric, its antonyms would mean removing such coverage. Some of the antonyms for "drape" are undrape, uncover, and unveil. Undrape implies removing cloth or fabric from something, while uncover means revealing what is hidden. Unveil means to present or disclose something that was previously unknown or hidden. Other antonyms for "drape" include expose, strip, unveil, and bare. These words all suggest a removal of something, rather than covering or hanging it.

Usage examples for Drape

We confess the logic of despair when we drape ourselves in its gloomy folds.
"Manners and Social Usages"
Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
Tom, as he had been called, gave Gray the impression of Death itself marching slowly forward to drape that black shroud upon his cowering victim.
"Flowing Gold"
Rex Beach
The onyx-topped table with the pink-velour drape, also gold-tasseled.
"The Vertical City"
Fannie Hurst

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