cocoon - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/kəˈkuːn/
present tense
I/you/we/theycocoon
he/she/itcocoons
present participlecocooning
past tensecocooned
past participlecocooned
  1. 1
    to keep someone safe by preventing them from learning to deal with problems

    You cannot remain forever cocooned from the outside world.

  2. 2
    to cover or surround someone or something