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wrap someone or something around something
to bend or coil someone or something around something. I'll wrap you around that lamppost unless you cooperate! Don wrapped the rope around the tree and tied it tight.
wrap something around someone
to fold or drape something onto someone. He wrapped a towel around himself and went to answer the telephone. She wrapped a blanket around her little boy to keep him warm.
wrap around someone or something
to enclose or fold about someone or something. The snake wrapped around the helpless man and it was soon all over. The flames wrapped around the barn and swallowed it up.
1. To clasp, fold, or coil something about someone or something: She wrapped her arms around his neck and hugged him.
2. To coil or twist about something or someone: The flag wrapped around the pole.
3. To continue automatically to be entered on a new line of text if there is too much text to fit on one line. Used of word-processing texts: The input to early computer text editors did not wrap around, so you had to hit a carriage return at the end of every line.