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Meaning of ENCLOSE

Pronunciation:  en'klowz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  introduce; "Insert your ticket here"
  2. [v]  enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
  3. [v]  surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"
  4. [v]  close in or confine

ENCLOSE is a 7 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: confine, enfold, envelop, enwrap, hold in, inclose, inclose, insert, introduce, put in, shut in, stick in, wrap
 See Also: bank, bathe, bear, benight, border, border, bound, bower, box in, box up, bury, capsulate, capsule, capsulise, capsulize, carry, case, casket, catheterise, catheterize, cocoon, contain, cordon off, corral, cover, cup, dike, dyke, eat up, embower, encapsulate, encase, engross, engulf, enshrine, enshroud, feed, feed in, fence, fence in, foist, fort, fortify, frame, frame, frame in, glass, glass, glass in, hide, hold, immerse, inject, inoculate, insert, inset, interlard, intersperse, involve, rail, rail in, rope in, rope off, sheathe, shoot, shrine, shroud, skirt, slip, surround, swallow, swallow up, tuck, wall in, wall up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En*close"\, v. t. [F. enclos, p. p. of enclore to
enclose; pref. en- (L. in) + clore to close. See {Close}, and
cf. {Inclose}, {Include}.]
To inclose. See {Inclose}.

Thesaurus Terms
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