HyperDic: enclose

English > 4 senses of the word enclose:
VERBcontactenclose, envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrapenclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
stativeenclose, hold in, confineclose in
contactenclose, close in, inclose, shut insurround completely
changeenclose, insert, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceintroduce
enclose > pronunciation
Soundsihnklow'z
RhymesAmbrose ... Windows: 49 rhymes with owz...
English > enclose: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningenclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsenvelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap
Narrowerbathesuffuse with or as if with light
benightenvelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness
capsule, capsulate, capsulize, capsuliseenclose in a capsule
cocoonwrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection
engulfFlow over or cover completely
sheatheenclose with a sheath
shroud, enshroud, hide, coverCover as if with a shroud
tubeplace or enclose in a tube
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishenvolver, fajar
Catalanembolicar
Nounsenclosure, enclosingthe act of enclosing something inside something else
enclosurea structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed / enclosed for some purpose
English > enclose: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningClose in; darkness enclosed him".
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymshold in, confine
Narrowerbound, borderform the boundary / boundary of
box in, box upenclose or confine as if in a box
embankenclose with banks, as for support or protection
frameenclose in a frame, as of a picture / picture
rail, rail inenclose with rails
Broaderhold, bear, carry, containContain or hold
Spanishcercar, confinar, encerrar
Catalanconfinar, envoltar, tancar, voltar
Nounsenclosurea structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed / enclosed for some purpose
enclosurea naturally enclosed space
English > enclose: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningSurround completely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Darkness enclosed him"
Synonymsclose in, inclose, shut in
Narrowerbankenclose with a bank
casketenclose in a casket / casket
corralenclose in a corral
dike, dykeenclose with a dike
embower, bowerenclose in a bower
encapsulateenclose in a capsule or other small container
encase, incase, caseenclose in, or as if in, a case
enshrine, shrineenclose in a shrine
fence, fence inenclose with a fence
fortify, fortenclose by or as if by a fortification
frame, frame in, borderenclose in or as if in a frame
glass, glass inenclose with glass
hedge, hedge inenclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges
immerse, swallow, swallow up, bury, eat upenclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing
rope in, rope off, cordon offdivide by means of a rope
tuck, insertfit snugly into
wall in, wall upenclose with a wall
Broadersurround, environ, ring, skirt, borderExtend on all sides of simultaneously
Spanishcercar, encerrar, rodear
Catalanenvoltar, tancar, voltar
Nounsenclosurethe act of enclosing something inside something else
English > enclose: 4 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningintroduce.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsinsert, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce
Narrowercatheterize, catheteriseinsert a catheter into (a body part)
cupput into a cup
feed, feed inintroduce continuously
foistinsert surreptitiously or without warrant
glassput in a glass container
inject, shootForce or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
inoculateintroduce a microorganism into
insetset or place in
intersperse, interlardintroduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions
plugInsert as a plug
plugInsert a plug into
plugReplace the center of a coin with a baser metal
slipinsert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishincluír, insertar, introducir, meter, poner
Catalaninserir, introduir
Nounsenclosuresomething (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter

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