envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose(verb)
enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
"Fog enveloped the house"
enclose, hold in, confine(verb)
close in; darkness enclosed him"
enclose, close in, inclose, shut in(verb)
"Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"
insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce(verb)
"Insert your ticket here"
To surround with a wall, fence, &c.
To insert into a container, usually an envelope or package.
To hold or contain.
Origin: From inclosen, from enclose, feminine plural past participle of enclore. Equivalent to in with close.
to inclose. See Inclose
Origin: [F. enclos, p. p. of enclore to enclose; pref. en- (L. in) + clore to close. See Close, and cf. Inclose, Include.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
en-klōz′, Inclose, in-, v.t. to close or shut in: to confine: to surround: to put in a case, as a letter in an envelope, &c.: to fence, esp. used of waste land.—ns. Enclos′er; Enclos′ure, the act of enclosing: state of being enclosed: that which is enclosed: a space fenced off: that which encloses: a barrier. [Fr.,—L. includĕre, inclusum—in, in, claudĕre, to shut.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'enclose' in Verbs Frequency: #854
The numerical value of enclose in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of enclose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of enclose in a Sentence
When you enclose a small space even more, you play up its coziness and make it intimate, something that’s hard to achieve with large spaces, this also takes it to the next level of feeling like an outdoor room.
This is a bunch of good fans having a good time. What's happening is the police are trying to enclose people, it's not hooliganism at all, it's just a bunch of guys having a good time, having a good drink, that's it.
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Translations for enclose
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- обграждам, прилагам, заграждам, съдържамBulgarian
- kääriä, sisältää, ympäröidä, purkittaa, paketoidaFinnish
- cuairtichScottish Gaelic
- bekerít, elkerít, tartalmaz, becsomagolHungarian
- вложи́ть, огражда́ть, содержа́ть, огради́ть, прилага́ть, загражда́ть, приложи́ть, загради́ть, вкла́дыватьRussian
- omringa, innehålla, bifoga, inneslutaSwedish
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