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Synonyms for envelope
ˈɛn vəˌloʊp, ˈɑn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. envelope(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  2. envelope(noun)

    any wrapper or covering

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  3. envelope(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  4. envelope(noun)

    a natural covering (as by a fluid)

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

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  5. envelope(noun)

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

    "test pilots try to push the envelope"

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  6. envelope, gasbag(noun)

    the bag containing the gas in a balloon

    Synonyms:
    windbag, gasbag

Wiktionary

  1. envelope(noun)

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  2. envelope(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  3. envelope(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  4. envelope(noun)

    Something that envelops; a wrapping

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  5. envelope(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  6. envelope(noun)

    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. envelope(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  8. envelope(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  9. envelope(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  10. envelope(noun)

    An enclosing structure or cover, such as a membrane.

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  11. envelope(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. envelope(n.)

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

  2. envelope(n.)

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

  3. envelope(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Astron.) coma

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. envelope(n)

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, inclosure, capsule, case, sheath

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    enveloppe, envelopes, shell, envelop, sheathing, casing, envelops, husk, sheath, package, allocation, jacket

How to pronounce envelope?

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Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say envelope in sign language?

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How to use envelope in a sentence?

  1. Devin Shomaker:

    It's the first of its kind – we're really pushing the envelope here, it's a collector's item. And if no one wants to buy it, I'll drink it myself.

  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. Harri Kulovaara:

    This is about 1 % great idea and 99 % execution, history tells us that we like to push the envelope and will continue to do that and create very unique experiences.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    There was one very discreet stretch of the protein on the envelope that is really different than the other flaviviruses, that is like a big red flag.

  5. Mike Dabbs:

    You will certainly see, absent congressional action, significant litigation as states try to push the envelope on this.


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