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

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Wiktionary3.3 / 3 votes

  1. envelopenoun

    gasbag, wrapper

  2. envelopenoun

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

    wrapper, gasbag

  3. envelopenoun

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

    gasbag, wrapper

  4. envelopenoun

    Something that envelops; a wrapping

    wrapper, gasbag

  5. envelopenoun

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

    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.

    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.

    wrapper, gasbag

  8. envelopenoun

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

    wrapper, gasbag

  9. envelopenoun

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

    wrapper, gasbag

  10. envelopenoun

    An enclosing structure or cover, such as a membrane.

    gasbag, wrapper

  11. envelopenoun

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

    wrapper, gasbag

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. envelopenoun

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


  2. envelopenoun

    any wrapper or covering


  3. envelopenoun

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


  4. envelopenoun

    a natural covering (as by a fluid)

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


  5. envelopenoun

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

    "test pilots try to push the envelope"


  6. envelope, gasbagnoun

    the bag containing the gas in a balloon

    windbag, gasbag

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. envelopenoun

    [Fr.] wrapper, covering, case, capsule

  2. envelopenoun

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

  3. envelopenoun

    (Astron.) coma

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. envelopenoun

    wrapper, inclosure, capsule, case, sheath

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  1. Anders Kapur:

    Presumably, someone out there has an envelope with my name on it, and if they don't read the ballot as closely as I did, they could cast a vote in my name.

  2. The SEC:

    He just keeps pushing the envelope, in other similar situations, CEOs at this point... would have been terminated.

  3. 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.

  4. Laura Belmonte:

    Every time he pushed the envelope on what would've been considered normal behavior, not only -- he didn't pay a price for that politically very often, and indeed that just seemed to make his supporters that more deeply entrenched, and that's something I think that's going to take years for historians to piece out. What was the reason that there is this incredibly powerful loyalty to this President, irrespective of what he does ?

  5. Alex Gulotta:

    To expect that people will be able to get these documents, print them out or make a copy of them and then include and feel comfortable including them in with their ballot envelope and still expect that their ballot is secret -- that's a real challenge, and it really undermines vote by mail in a really meaningful way.

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