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Synonyms for lap

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Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. lapnoun

    the upper side of the thighs of a seated person

    "he picked up the little girl and plopped her down in his lap"

    circuit, overlap, lick, lap covering, circle

  2. lapnoun

    an area of control or responsibility

    "the job fell right in my lap"

    circuit, overlap, lick, lap covering, circle

  3. lap, lap coveringnoun

    the part of a piece of clothing that covers the thighs

    "his lap was covered with food stains"

    circuit, overlap, lick, lap covering, circle

  4. lap, overlapnoun

    a flap that lies over another part

    "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"

    overlap, lap covering, lick, intersection, circuit, circle, convergence

  5. lap, circle, circuitnoun

    movement once around a course

    "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"

    rotary, lot, roofy, set, dress circle, racing circuit, rophy, tour, roach, electrical circuit, rope, overlap, circle, circumference, electric circuit, lap covering, roundabout, band, lick, circuit, forget me drug, traffic circle, round

  6. lick, lapverb

    touching with the tongue

    "the dog's laps were warm and wet"

    poke, circuit, slug, overlap, biff, lap covering, lick, salt lick, circle, punch, clout

  7. lapverb

    lie partly over or alongside of something or of one another

    swosh, wash, lave, swoosh, lick, lap up, swish

  8. lick, lapverb

    pass the tongue over

    "the dog licked her hand"

    work out, clobber, wash, lave, thrash, solve, bat, puzzle out, swoosh, lap up, work, swish, drub, cream, swosh, lick, figure out

  9. lap, swish, swosh, swooshverb

    move with or cause to move with a whistling or hissing sound

    "The bubbles swoshed around in the glass"; "The curtain swooshed open"

    swosh, wash, lap up, swoosh, lick, swish, lave

  10. lap, lap up, lickverb

    take up with the tongue

    "The cat lapped up the milk"; "the cub licked the milk from its mother's breast"

    bat, clobber, cream, lave, thrash, solve, puzzle out, swoosh, lap up, lick, work out, swish, drub, wash, swosh, figure out, work

  11. lave, lap, washverb

    wash or flow against

    "the waves laved the shore"

    rinse, wash out, swosh, wash, wash away, wash up, lap up, swoosh, lick, swish, lave, wash off, launder, moisten, dampen

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. lapverb

    fold, turn over, lay over

  2. lapverb

    wrap, cover, twist round

  3. lapverb

    lick, lick up, take up with the tongue

  4. lapverb

    be folded over, be laid over

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "lap":

    laps, abdominal, knee, wpi, tower, erotic

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  1. House Speaker John Boehner:

    My visit there was planned months ago, so it's not quite what I would describe as a victory lap.

  2. Champions Mercedes:

    If they are able to maintain those power levels...on a power sensitive circuit like Shanghai, they are the favorites, clearly, the lap time benefit might even be more than in Bahrain.

  3. T.R. Threston:

    A Lapador is a Labrador Retriever who believes he (or she) is a lap dog.

  4. Serge Huguenin:

    This is really the only thing that's been a part of the Games since the beginning that hasn't changed, so I hope it will continue, I hope they won't put an electronic bell before the last lap.

  5. Ganga Sagar Pant:

    A person living near the Indian Ocean realizes the God in the infinity of the deep, blue ocean; where as a person living in the lap of the Himalayas, the Mt. Everest, realizes the God in the magnificence of the white mountains. Only political eyes divide these two people in two different faiths, but the truth is that both of them are trusting in two different creations of the same God.

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