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en·chase

 (ĕn-chās′)
tr.v. en·chased, en·chas·ing, en·chas·es
1. To set (a gem, for example).
2. To set with or as if with gems: enchase a brooch.
3. To decorate or ornament by inlaying or engraving.

[Middle English, to engrave, from Old French enchasser, to set gems : en-, in; see en-1 + chasse, case (from Latin capsa, box).]

enchase

(ɪnˈtʃeɪs)
vb
(tr) a less common word for chase13
[C15: from Old French enchasser to enclose, set, from en-1 + casse case2]
enˈchaser n

en•chase

(ɛnˈtʃeɪs)

v.t. -chased, -chas•ing.
1. to place (gems) in an ornamental setting.
2. to decorate with inlay, embossing, or engraving.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French enchasser to case in]
en•chas′er, n.

enchase


Past participle: enchased
Gerund: enchasing

Imperative
enchase
enchase
Present
I enchase
you enchase
he/she/it enchases
we enchase
you enchase
they enchase
Preterite
I enchased
you enchased
he/she/it enchased
we enchased
you enchased
they enchased
Present Continuous
I am enchasing
you are enchasing
he/she/it is enchasing
we are enchasing
you are enchasing
they are enchasing
Present Perfect
I have enchased
you have enchased
he/she/it has enchased
we have enchased
you have enchased
they have enchased
Past Continuous
I was enchasing
you were enchasing
he/she/it was enchasing
we were enchasing
you were enchasing
they were enchasing
Past Perfect
I had enchased
you had enchased
he/she/it had enchased
we had enchased
you had enchased
they had enchased
Future
I will enchase
you will enchase
he/she/it will enchase
we will enchase
you will enchase
they will enchase
Future Perfect
I will have enchased
you will have enchased
he/she/it will have enchased
we will have enchased
you will have enchased
they will have enchased
Future Continuous
I will be enchasing
you will be enchasing
he/she/it will be enchasing
we will be enchasing
you will be enchasing
they will be enchasing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enchasing
you have been enchasing
he/she/it has been enchasing
we have been enchasing
you have been enchasing
they have been enchasing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enchasing
you will have been enchasing
he/she/it will have been enchasing
we will have been enchasing
you will have been enchasing
they will have been enchasing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enchasing
you had been enchasing
he/she/it had been enchasing
we had been enchasing
you had been enchasing
they had been enchasing
Conditional
I would enchase
you would enchase
he/she/it would enchase
we would enchase
you would enchase
they would enchase
Past Conditional
I would have enchased
you would have enchased
he/she/it would have enchased
we would have enchased
you would have enchased
they would have enchased
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