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Synonyms for envelope
ˈɛn vəˌloʊp, ˈɑn-en·ve·lope

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Wiktionary

  1. envelopenoun

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  2. envelopenoun

    The nebulous covering of the head or nucleus of a comet; a coma.

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  3. envelopenoun

    A paper or cardboard wrapper used to enclose small, flat items, especially letters, for mailing.

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  4. envelopenoun

    Something that envelops; a wrapping

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  5. envelopenoun

    A bag containing the lifting gas of a balloon or airship; fabric that encloses the gas-bags of an airship.

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  6. envelopenoun

    A mathematical curve, surface, or higher-dimensional object that is the tangent to a given family of lines, curves, surfaces, or higher-dimensional objects.

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  7. envelopenoun

    A curve that bounds another curve or set of curves, as the modulation envelope of an amplitude-modulated carrier wave in electronics.

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  8. envelopenoun

    The shape of a sound, which may be controlled by a synthesizer or sampler.

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  9. envelopenoun

    The information used for routing an email that is transmitted with the email but not part of its contents.

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  10. envelopenoun

    An enclosing structure or cover, such as a membrane.

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  11. envelopenoun

    The set of limitations within which a technological system can perform safely and effectively.

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

Princeton's WordNet

  1. envelopenoun

    a flat (usually rectangular) container for a letter, thin package, etc.

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  2. envelopenoun

    any wrapper or covering

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  3. envelopenoun

    a curve that is tangent to each of a family of curves

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  4. envelopenoun

    a natural covering (as by a fluid)

    "the spacecraft detected an envelope of gas around the comet"

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  5. envelopenoun

    the maximum operating capability of a system (especially an aircraft)

    "test pilots try to push the envelope"

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  6. envelope, gasbagnoun

    the bag containing the gas in a balloon

    Synonyms:
    windbag, gasbag

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. envelopenoun

    Synonyms:
    [Fr.] wrapper, covering, case, capsule

  2. envelopenoun

    Synonyms:
    (Fort.) mound (to cover a weak part)

  3. envelopenoun

    Synonyms:
    (Astron.) coma

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. envelopenoun

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, inclosure, capsule, case, sheath

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How to use envelope in a sentence?

  1. Beau Biden:

    Even when income inequality wasn't as serious as it is today, it was his drumbeat, she's coming up with some very good ideas but Bernie is pushing the envelope on this.

  2. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx:

    We know that 80% of car accidents are due to human error. So we ask ourselves, what happens if human error was eliminated? If the technology meets its promise, my back-of-the-envelope math tells me that more than 25,000 lives would have been saved in 2015 alone.

  3. Mario Damasso:

    Not habitable at all, I would say, since we predict with back of the envelope calculation its temperature to be around 40 Kelvin, we have no clue on the actual planet structure and composition, although we can likely imagine that it has an extended atmosphere made mostly of [hydrogen]and [helium].

  4. Bert Ross:

    She would go out, she'd write down tags, print out the receipt and put it to the side, for a while, I'd go in every couple days, I'd walk in and she would have an envelope there for me, full of transactions. I'd go back and say, 'OK I know this guy, I know him, but I don't know this guy. Let's figure out who this guy is to see how he fits in the network.'.

  5. Curtis Strange:

    The whole thing is very uncomfortable — writing the name on the paper, sealing it in the envelope, you don't ever want that name to get out. You don't ever want to destroy someone's confidence. But you're obligated to put a name in the envelope.


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