drape means: A drape is how a garment or fabric hangs. Also known as draperies, curtains are often referred to by the term drapery. Coco Chanel accused Christian Dior once of dressing women in draperies, while draping is an essential part of fashion design. To create a more fluid structure, it is the act of placing and pining fabric on a dress or tailor’s dummy. This is used in haute couture. (in Fashion Dictionary)

What else does drape mean?

Cover, hang or decorate cloth with loose folds (in Merlin Dictionary)

Layout or allow to fall loosely. (in Merlin Dictionary)

Hang or lie down. (in Merlin Dictionary)

To hang or fall in loose folds. (in Merlin Dictionary)

The covering of paper or cloth placed on the patient’s body for medical treatment or examination. It is intended to protect privacy and provide sterile operating field. (in Merlin Dictionary)

How cloth hangs or falls. (in Merlin Dictionary)