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en·case

 (ĕn-kās′)
tr.v. en·cased, en·cas·ing, en·cas·es
To enclose in or as if in a case.

en·case′ment n.

encase

(ɪnˈkeɪs) or

incase

vb
(tr) to place or enclose in or as if in a case
enˈcasement, inˈcasement n

en•case

(ɛnˈkeɪs)

v.t. -cased, -cas•ing.
to enclose in or as if in a case.
[1625–35]
en•case′ment, n.

encase


Past participle: encased
Gerund: encasing

Imperative
encase
encase
Present
I encase
you encase
he/she/it encases
we encase
you encase
they encase
Preterite
I encased
you encased
he/she/it encased
we encased
you encased
they encased
Present Continuous
I am encasing
you are encasing
he/she/it is encasing
we are encasing
you are encasing
they are encasing
Present Perfect
I have encased
you have encased
he/she/it has encased
we have encased
you have encased
they have encased
Past Continuous
I was encasing
you were encasing
he/she/it was encasing
we were encasing
you were encasing
they were encasing
Past Perfect
I had encased
you had encased
he/she/it had encased
we had encased
you had encased
they had encased
Future
I will encase
you will encase
he/she/it will encase
we will encase
you will encase
they will encase
Future Perfect
I will have encased
you will have encased
he/she/it will have encased
we will have encased
you will have encased
they will have encased
Future Continuous
I will be encasing
you will be encasing
he/she/it will be encasing
we will be encasing
you will be encasing
they will be encasing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been encasing
you have been encasing
he/she/it has been encasing
we have been encasing
you have been encasing
they have been encasing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been encasing
you will have been encasing
he/she/it will have been encasing
we will have been encasing
you will have been encasing
they will have been encasing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been encasing
you had been encasing
he/she/it had been encasing
we had been encasing
you had been encasing
they had been encasing
Conditional
I would encase
you would encase
he/she/it would encase
we would encase
you would encase
they would encase
Past Conditional
I would have encased
you would have encased
he/she/it would have encased
we would have encased
you would have encased
they would have encased
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.encase - enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"
pack - arrange in a container; "pack the books into the boxes"
box, package - put into a box; "box the gift, please"
sack - put in a sack; "The grocer sacked the onions"
crate - put into a crate; as for protection; "crate the paintings before shipping them to the museum"
inclose, shut in, close in, enclose - surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"
Translations
يُغَلِّف، يَضَع في صُنْدوق
indkapsleomslutte
tokba zár
búa um
iesaiņotietvert apvalkā
kaplamakörtmek

encase

[ɪnˈkeɪs] VTencerrar (Tech) → revestir
to be encased inestar revestido de

encase

[ɪnˈkeɪs] vt (= cover) → recouvrir
to encase sth in sth (in concrete, glass)recouvrir qch de qch; (in container)enfermer qch dans qch
to be encased in plaster [broken arm, leg] → être dans le plâtre, être plâtré(e)

encase

vtverkleiden (in mit); wiresumgeben (in mit); (Cook) cakeüberziehen (in mit); (in pastry etc) → einhüllen (→ in in +acc); her arms were encased in plasterihre Arme waren eingegipst or in einem Gipsverband

encase

[ɪnˈkeɪs] vt to encase in (contain) → racchiudere in; (cover) → rivestire di

encase

(inˈkeis) verb
to enclose (as if) in a case. The nuts were encased in hard outer coverings.
References in classic literature ?
To be sure, in cold weather you may carry your house aloft with you, in the shape of a watch-coat; but properly speaking the thickest watch-coat is no more of a house than the unclad body; for as the soul is glued inside of its fleshly tabernacle, and cannot freely move about in it, nor even move out of it, without running great risk of perishing (like an ignorant pilgrim crossing the snowy Alps in winter); so a watch-coat is not so much of a house as it is a mere envelope, or additional skin encasing you.
I knew of her enchantment and her fate, From high-born dame to peasant wench transformed And touched with pity, first I turned the leaves Of countless volumes of my devilish craft, And then, in this grim grisly skeleton Myself encasing, hither have I come To show where lies the fitting remedy To give relief in such a piteous case.
By encasing his intricate, fragile, happily wilting topologies within these shiny vitrines, James stages a dialectic between the emancipatory potential of his nonlinear strategies and the forces that would manage and contain them.