Meaning of SWATHE in English


to cover or bind completely with clothing or material

legs swathed in bandages

the baby was swathed in a warm shawl

Synonyms: drape, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, roll, swaddle, wrap (up); compare enfold 1

Related Word: enfold; encase; cover

Contrasted words: bare, denude, expose, strip, uncover, unswaddle, unwrap

Antonyms: unswathe

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