1. [ verb ] arrange in a particular way

"drape a cloth"

Related terms: arrange fold
2. [ noun ] hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
Synonyms: curtain drapery pall mantle
Related terms: furnishings blind shower_curtain lambrequin portiere frontal festoon theater_curtain drop_curtain
3. [ verb ] place casually
Synonyms: pose

"The cat draped herself on the sofa"

Related terms: arrange
4. [ noun ] a sterile covering arranged over a patient's body during a medical examination or during surgery in order to reduce the possibility of contamination
Related terms: covering
5. [ noun ] the manner in which fabric hangs or falls

"she adjusted the drape of her skirt"

Related terms: manner
6. [ verb ] cover or dress loosely with cloth

"drape the statue with a sheet"

Related terms: cover
Similar spelling:   Drapeau