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en·cap·su·late

 (ĕn-kăp′sə-lāt′)
v. en·cap·su·lat·ed, en·cap·su·lat·ing, en·cap·su·lates
v.tr.
1. To encase in or as if in a capsule.
2. To express in a brief summary; epitomize: headlines that encapsulate the news.
v.intr.
To become encapsulated.

en·cap′su·la′tion n.
en·cap′su·la′tor n.

encapsulate

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incapsulate

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encapsule

vb
1. to enclose or be enclosed in or as if in a capsule
2. (tr) to sum up in a short or concise form; condense; abridge
enˌcapsuˈlation, inˌcapsuˈlation n

en•cap•su•late

(ɛnˈkæp səˌleɪt, -syʊ-)

v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. v.t.
1. to place in or as if in a capsule.
2. to summarize or condense.
v.i.
3. to become encapsulated.
[1860–65]
en•cap`su•la′tion, n.

encapsulate


Past participle: encapsulated
Gerund: encapsulating

Imperative
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Present
I encapsulate
you encapsulate
he/she/it encapsulates
we encapsulate
you encapsulate
they encapsulate
Preterite
I encapsulated
you encapsulated
he/she/it encapsulated
we encapsulated
you encapsulated
they encapsulated
Present Continuous
I am encapsulating
you are encapsulating
he/she/it is encapsulating
we are encapsulating
you are encapsulating
they are encapsulating
Present Perfect
I have encapsulated
you have encapsulated
he/she/it has encapsulated
we have encapsulated
you have encapsulated
they have encapsulated
Past Continuous
I was encapsulating
you were encapsulating
he/she/it was encapsulating
we were encapsulating
you were encapsulating
they were encapsulating
Past Perfect
I had encapsulated
you had encapsulated
he/she/it had encapsulated
we had encapsulated
you had encapsulated
they had encapsulated
Future
I will encapsulate
you will encapsulate
he/she/it will encapsulate
we will encapsulate
you will encapsulate
they will encapsulate
Future Perfect
I will have encapsulated
you will have encapsulated
he/she/it will have encapsulated
we will have encapsulated
you will have encapsulated
they will have encapsulated
Future Continuous
I will be encapsulating
you will be encapsulating
he/she/it will be encapsulating
we will be encapsulating
you will be encapsulating
they will be encapsulating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been encapsulating
you have been encapsulating
he/she/it has been encapsulating
we have been encapsulating
you have been encapsulating
they have been encapsulating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been encapsulating
you will have been encapsulating
he/she/it will have been encapsulating
we will have been encapsulating
you will have been encapsulating
they will have been encapsulating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been encapsulating
you had been encapsulating
he/she/it had been encapsulating
we had been encapsulating
you had been encapsulating
they had been encapsulating
Conditional
I would encapsulate
you would encapsulate
he/she/it would encapsulate
we would encapsulate
you would encapsulate
they would encapsulate
Past Conditional
I would have encapsulated
you would have encapsulated
he/she/it would have encapsulated
we would have encapsulated
you would have encapsulated
they would have encapsulated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.encapsulate - enclose in a capsule or other small container
inclose, shut in, close in, enclose - surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"
2.encapsulate - put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume; "capsulize the news"
condense, concentrate, digest - make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"

encapsulate

incapsulate
verb sum up, digest, summarize, compress, condense, abbreviate, epitomize, abridge, précis His ideas were later encapsulated in his book.
Translations

encapsulate

[ɪnˈkæpsjʊleɪt] VT
1. (= enclose) → encerrar
2. (fig) (= summarize) → resumir
3. (Pharm) → encapsular

encapsulate

[ɪnˈkæpsjʊleɪt] vt [+ mood, spirit, essence] → incarner; [+ views, ideas, attitude] → résumer

encapsulate

vt (Pharm) → in Kapseln abfüllen; (fig: = express in condensed form) → zusammenfassen

encapsulate

[ɪnˈkæpsjʊˌleɪt] vt (fig) → racchiudere
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