GRE Word List

SHEATHE

place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade

The meaning of the word sheathe is place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade.

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