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phrasal verb
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present tense
I/you/we/theywrap up
he/she/itwraps up
present participlewrapping up
past tensewrapped up
past participlewrapped up

Related meanings

  1. 1
    [transitive] same as wrap1

    We’ve just finished wrapping up Susie’s birthday present.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to wear enough clothes to keep you warm

    I could hear my mother telling me to wrap up warm.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to put warm clothes on a child

      Keep the baby well wrapped up in the early weeks.

  3. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] informal to finish something

    We ought to wrap up this meeting and get back to work.

  4. 4
    [transitive] informal to achieve something such as a victory or an agreement

    Negotiators are confident they can wrap up a deal soon.

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