encage


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en·cage

 (ĕn-kāj′)
tr.v. en·caged, en·cag·ing, en·cag·es
To confine in or as if in a cage.

encage

or

incage

vb
(tr) to confine in or as in a cage

en•cage

(ɛnˈkeɪdʒ)

v.t. -caged, -cag•ing.
to confine in or as if in a cage; coop up.
[1585–95]

encage


Past participle: encaged
Gerund: encaging

Imperative
encage
encage
Present
I encage
you encage
he/she/it encages
we encage
you encage
they encage
Preterite
I encaged
you encaged
he/she/it encaged
we encaged
you encaged
they encaged
Present Continuous
I am encaging
you are encaging
he/she/it is encaging
we are encaging
you are encaging
they are encaging
Present Perfect
I have encaged
you have encaged
he/she/it has encaged
we have encaged
you have encaged
they have encaged
Past Continuous
I was encaging
you were encaging
he/she/it was encaging
we were encaging
you were encaging
they were encaging
Past Perfect
I had encaged
you had encaged
he/she/it had encaged
we had encaged
you had encaged
they had encaged
Future
I will encage
you will encage
he/she/it will encage
we will encage
you will encage
they will encage
Future Perfect
I will have encaged
you will have encaged
he/she/it will have encaged
we will have encaged
you will have encaged
they will have encaged
Future Continuous
I will be encaging
you will be encaging
he/she/it will be encaging
we will be encaging
you will be encaging
they will be encaging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been encaging
you have been encaging
he/she/it has been encaging
we have been encaging
you have been encaging
they have been encaging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been encaging
you will have been encaging
he/she/it will have been encaging
we will have been encaging
you will have been encaging
they will have been encaging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been encaging
you had been encaging
he/she/it had been encaging
we had been encaging
you had been encaging
they had been encaging
Conditional
I would encage
you would encage
he/she/it would encage
we would encage
you would encage
they would encage
Past Conditional
I would have encaged
you would have encaged
he/she/it would have encaged
we would have encaged
you would have encaged
they would have encaged
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