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sheathe

 (shēth)
tr.v. sheathed, sheath·ing, sheathes
1. To insert into or provide with a sheath.
2. To retract (a claw) into a sheath.
3. To enclose with a protective covering; encase.

[Middle English schethen, from schethe, sheath; see sheath.]

sheath′er n.

sheathe

(ʃiːð)
vb (tr)
1. to insert (a knife, sword, etc) into a sheath
2. (Zoology) (esp of cats) to retract (the claws)
3. to surface with or encase in a sheath or sheathing

sheathe

(ʃið)

v.t. sheathed, sheath•ing.
1. to put (a sword, dagger, etc.) into a sheath.
2. to plunge (a sword, dagger, etc.) into something as if in a sheath.
3. to enclose in or as if in a casing or covering.
4. to cover or provide with a protective layer or sheathing.
5. to cover (a cable, electrical connector, etc.) with a metal sheath for grounding.
[1350–1400; Middle English shethen, derivative of sheath]
sheath′er, n.

sheathe


Past participle: sheathed
Gerund: sheathing

Imperative
sheathe
sheathe
Present
I sheathe
you sheathe
he/she/it sheathes
we sheathe
you sheathe
they sheathe
Preterite
I sheathed
you sheathed
he/she/it sheathed
we sheathed
you sheathed
they sheathed
Present Continuous
I am sheathing
you are sheathing
he/she/it is sheathing
we are sheathing
you are sheathing
they are sheathing
Present Perfect
I have sheathed
you have sheathed
he/she/it has sheathed
we have sheathed
you have sheathed
they have sheathed
Past Continuous
I was sheathing
you were sheathing
he/she/it was sheathing
we were sheathing
you were sheathing
they were sheathing
Past Perfect
I had sheathed
you had sheathed
he/she/it had sheathed
we had sheathed
you had sheathed
they had sheathed
Future
I will sheathe
you will sheathe
he/she/it will sheathe
we will sheathe
you will sheathe
they will sheathe
Future Perfect
I will have sheathed
you will have sheathed
he/she/it will have sheathed
we will have sheathed
you will have sheathed
they will have sheathed
Future Continuous
I will be sheathing
you will be sheathing
he/she/it will be sheathing
we will be sheathing
you will be sheathing
they will be sheathing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sheathing
you have been sheathing
he/she/it has been sheathing
we have been sheathing
you have been sheathing
they have been sheathing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sheathing
you will have been sheathing
he/she/it will have been sheathing
we will have been sheathing
you will have been sheathing
they will have been sheathing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sheathing
you had been sheathing
he/she/it had been sheathing
we had been sheathing
you had been sheathing
they had been sheathing
Conditional
I would sheathe
you would sheathe
he/she/it would sheathe
we would sheathe
you would sheathe
they would sheathe
Past Conditional
I would have sheathed
you would have sheathed
he/she/it would have sheathed
we would have sheathed
you would have sheathed
they would have sheathed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sheathe - cover with a protective sheathing; "sheathe her face"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
invaginate - sheathe; "The chrysalis is invaginated"
2.sheathe - enclose with a sheath; "sheathe a sword"
enclose, enfold, envelop, enwrap, wrap - enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
unsheathe - draw from a sheath or scabbard; "the knight unsheathed his sword"
3.sheathe - plunge or bury (a knife or sword) in flesh
immerse, plunge - thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water"

sheathe

verb
To furnish with a covering of a different material:
Translations
يَسْتَل السَّيْف
zasunout do pochvy
hüvelyébe dug
setja í slíîur, slíîra
zasunúť do pošvy
kınına sokmak

sheathe

[ʃiːð] VTenvainar, enfundar (in en)

sheathe

[ˈʃiːð] vt
[+ knife] → mettre dans sa gaine; [+ sword] → rengainer
to be sheathed in sth (= covered) → être revêtu(e) de qchsheath knife ncouteau m à gaine

sheathe

vt sword, knifein die Scheide stecken; clawseinziehen; cablesarmieren; to sheathe something in metaletw mit Metall verkleiden; she was sheathed in a red dresssie steckte in einem roten Kleid

sheathe

[ʃiːð] vtricoprire; (sword) → rinfoderare

sheath

(ʃiːθ) plural sheaths (ʃiːθs ʃiːðz) noun
1. a case for a sword or blade.
2. a long close-fitting covering. The rocket is encased in a metal sheath.
sheathe (ʃiːð) verb
to put into a sheath. He sheathed his sword.
References in classic literature ?
Ghek let the point of his weapon drop to the ground, but he did not sheathe it, and thus the two stood waiting as U-Dor the dwar stopped his thoat before them while his twenty warriors formed a rough circle about.
"Sheathe your swords, gentlemen, sheathe your swords!"
When you fully sheathe, you get a lot of flexibility."