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en·close

(ĕn-klōz′) also in·close (ĭn-)
tr.v. en·closed, en·clos·ing, en·clos·es also in·closed or in·clos·ing or in·clos·es
1.
a. To surround on all sides; close in: a valley that is enclosed by rugged peaks.
b. To fence in so as to prevent common use: enclosed the pasture.
c. To build or equip with a roof and walls: enclosed the deck for winter use.
2. To contain, especially so as to envelop or shelter: "Every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret" (Charles Dickens).
3. To insert into the same envelope or package: enclose a check with the order.

[Middle English enclosen, from Old French enclos, past participle of enclore, from Latin inclūdere; see include.]
Synonyms: enclose, cage, fence, hem1, pen2, wall
These verbs mean to surround and confine within a limited area: cattle enclosed in feedlots; was caged in the office all afternoon; a garden fenced in by shrubbery; a battalion hemmed in by enemy troops; ships penned up in the harbor; prisoners who were walled in.

enclose

(ɪnˈkləʊz) or

inclose

vb (tr)
1. to close; hem in; surround
2. to surround (land) with or as if with a fence
3. to put in an envelope or wrapper, esp together with a letter
4. to contain or hold
enˈclosable, inˈclosable adj
enˈcloser, inˈcloser n

en•close

(ɛnˈkloʊz)

v.t. -closed, -clos•ing.
1. to close in on all sides; shut in.
2. to surround, as with a fence: to enclose land.
3. to insert in the same envelope, package, etc.: to enclose a check.
4. to contain or hold.
[1275–1325]
en•clos′a•ble, adj.
en•clos′er, n.

enclose


Past participle: enclosed
Gerund: enclosing

Imperative
enclose
enclose
Present
I enclose
you enclose
he/she/it encloses
we enclose
you enclose
they enclose
Preterite
I enclosed
you enclosed
he/she/it enclosed
we enclosed
you enclosed
they enclosed
Present Continuous
I am enclosing
you are enclosing
he/she/it is enclosing
we are enclosing
you are enclosing
they are enclosing
Present Perfect
I have enclosed
you have enclosed
he/she/it has enclosed
we have enclosed
you have enclosed
they have enclosed
Past Continuous
I was enclosing
you were enclosing
he/she/it was enclosing
we were enclosing
you were enclosing
they were enclosing
Past Perfect
I had enclosed
you had enclosed
he/she/it had enclosed
we had enclosed
you had enclosed
they had enclosed
Future
I will enclose
you will enclose
he/she/it will enclose
we will enclose
you will enclose
they will enclose
Future Perfect
I will have enclosed
you will have enclosed
he/she/it will have enclosed
we will have enclosed
you will have enclosed
they will have enclosed
Future Continuous
I will be enclosing
you will be enclosing
he/she/it will be enclosing
we will be enclosing
you will be enclosing
they will be enclosing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enclosing
you have been enclosing
he/she/it has been enclosing
we have been enclosing
you have been enclosing
they have been enclosing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enclosing
you will have been enclosing
he/she/it will have been enclosing
we will have been enclosing
you will have been enclosing
they will have been enclosing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enclosing
you had been enclosing
he/she/it had been enclosing
we had been enclosing
you had been enclosing
they had been enclosing
Conditional
I would enclose
you would enclose
he/she/it would enclose
we would enclose
you would enclose
they would enclose
Past Conditional
I would have enclosed
you would have enclosed
he/she/it would have enclosed
we would have enclosed
you would have enclosed
they would have enclosed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enclose - enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
benight - envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness; "The benighted peoples of this area"
tube - place or enclose in a tube
capsulate, capsule, capsulise, capsulize - enclose in a capsule
engulf - flow over or cover completely; "The bright light engulfed him completely"
sheathe - enclose with a sheath; "sheathe a sword"
cocoon - wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection
bathe - suffuse with or as if with light; "The room was bathed in sunlight"
enshroud, shroud, hide, cover - cover as if with a shroud; "The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"
2.enclose - close in; darkness enclosed him"
contain, bear, carry, hold - contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
border, bound - form the boundary of; be contiguous to
embank - enclose with banks, as for support or protection; "The river was embanked with a dyke"
rail in, rail - enclose with rails; "rail in the old graves"
box in, box up - enclose or confine as if in a box
frame - enclose in a frame, as of a picture
3.enclose - surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"
tuck, insert - fit snugly into; "insert your ticket into the slot"; "tuck your shirttail in"
wall in, wall up - enclose with a wall
bower, embower - enclose in a bower
border, environ, surround, skirt, ring - extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
enshrine, shrine - enclose in a shrine; "the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral"
encase, incase, case - enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"
swallow up, eat up, immerse, swallow, bury - enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing; "The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"
frame, frame in, border - enclose in or as if in a frame; "frame a picture"
glass in, glass - enclose with glass; "glass in a porch"
bank - enclose with a bank; "bank roads"
dike, dyke - enclose with a dike; "dike the land to protect it from water"
encapsulate - enclose in a capsule or other small container
fence, fence in - enclose with a fence; "we fenced in our yard"
cordon off, rope in, rope off - divide by means of a rope; "The police roped off the area where the crime occurred"
casket - enclose in a casket
corral - enclose in a corral; "corral the horses"
fort, fortify - enclose by or as if by a fortification
hedge in, hedge - enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges; "hedge the property"
4.enclose - introduce; "Insert your ticket here"
plug - insert as a plug; "She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"
plug - insert a plug into; "plug the wall"
inoculate - introduce a microorganism into
inset - set or place in
glass - put in a glass container
catheterise, catheterize - insert a catheter into (a body part); "catheterize the patient's bladder"
cup - put into a cup; "cup the milk"
interlard, intersperse - introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions
feed in, feed - introduce continuously; "feed carrots into a food processor"
slip - insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"
foist - insert surreptitiously or without warrant
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
inject, shoot - force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"

enclose

inclose
verb
1. surround, cover, circle, bound, wrap, fence, pound, pen, hedge, confine, close in, encompass, wall in, encircle, encase, fence in, impound, circumscribe, hem in, shut in, environ The land was enclosed by an eight-foot wire fence.
2. send with, include, put in, insert I enclose a cheque for £10.

enclose

verb
1. To surround and advance upon:
2. To confine within a limited area:
cage, coop (in or up), fence (in), immure, mew (up), pen, shut in, shut up, wall (in or up).
Translations
يُحيطُ بيُرْفِقُ، يَضَعُ في مُغَلَّف
indhegnemedsendeomgivevedlægge
mellékel
girîaleggja hjá
aptvarasaptvėrimasaptvertipriedas prie laiško
apņemtiežogotnorobežotpievienot
obkrožitipriložiti
çevrelemekilişikte göndermekkuşatmaksarmakzarfa koymak

enclose

[ɪnˈkləʊz] VT
1. [+ land, garden] → cercar, vallar
to enclose withcercar or vallar con
2. (= put in a receptacle) → meter, encerrar
3. (= include) → encerrar
4. (with letter) → remitir adjunto, adjuntar
I enclose a cheque(remito) adjunto un cheque

enclose

[ɪnˈkləʊz] vt
[+ land] → clôturer
enclosed by sth [+ hedge, fence] → clôturé(e) par qch
(in letter, parcel) [+ letter, money, cheque] → joindre
to enclose with → joindre à
please find enclosed → veuillez trouver ci-joint
please enclose a stamped addressed envelope → veuillez joindre une enveloppe timbrée et libellée

enclose

vt
(= shut in)einschließen; (= surround)umgeben; (with fence etc) groundeinzäunen, einfrieden (geh)
(in a parcel, envelope) → beilegen (→ in, with dat), → beifügen (→ in, with dat); to enclose something in a lettereinem Brief etw beilegen; I am enclosing the original with the translationanbei die Übersetzung sowie der Originaltext; I enclosed your letter with mineich habe Ihren Brief mit meinem mitgeschickt

enclose

[ɪnˈkləʊz] vt
a. (land, garden) → recintare, recingere, circondare
b. (with letter) to enclose (with)allegare (a)
please find enclosed a copy of ... → qui allegata è una copia di...

enclose

(inˈkləuz) verb
1. to put inside a letter or its envelope. I enclose a cheque for $4.00.
2. to shut in. The garden was enclosed by a high wall.
enˈclosure (-ʒə) noun
1. the act of enclosing.
2. land surrounded by a fence or wall. He keeps a donkey in that enclosure.
3. something put in along with a letter. I received your enclosure with gratitude.

enclose

vt. encerrar, cercar; [in a letter] incluir, adjuntar.
References in classic literature ?
Pontellier to cut out--a marvel of construction, fashioned to enclose a baby's body so effectually that only two small eyes might look out from the garment, like an Eskimo's.
I could write to my man and enclose the key; he could send down the packet as he finds it.
You must enclose the advertisement and the money to pay for it under a cover directed to the editor of the Herald; you must put it, the first opportunity you have, into the post at Lowton; answers must be addressed to J.
He now prepar'd To speak; whereat their doubl'd Ranks they bend From Wing to Wing, and half enclose him round With all his Peers: attention held them mute.
And you, secretary, answer my lord the duke and tell him that all his commands shall be obeyed to the letter, as he directs; and say from me to my lady the duchess that I kiss her hands, and that I beg of her not to forget to send my letter and bundle to my wife Teresa Panza by a messenger; and I will take it as a great favour and will not fail to serve her in all that may lie within my power; and as you are about it you may enclose a kiss of the hand to my master Don Quixote that he may see I am grateful bread; and as a good secretary and a good Biscayan you may add whatever you like and whatever will come in best; and now take away this cloth and give me something to eat, and I'll be ready to meet all the spies and assassins and enchanters that may come against me or my island.
Of this nature are the maxims in geometry, that "the whole is greater than its part; things equal to the same are equal to one another; two straight lines cannot enclose a space; and all right angles are equal to each other.
In order to obviate any delays possible through any routine requirements as to payment in your departments, we enclose cheque herewith for ten pounds, receipt of which please acknowledge.
There remained nothing more to be done but to enclose our heads in the metal box.
Vertical black figures in twos and threes would advance, stop, watch, and advance again, spreading out as they did so in a thin irregular crescent that promised to enclose the pit in its attenuated horns.
Every time I see you is a fresh diamond which I enclose in the casket of my heart.
He did intend to enclose the illustrated programme of the forthcoming Sing-song, whereof he was not a little proud.
The whole place, of a summer's evening, under the stars and with all the lamps, all the voices and light footsteps on marble(the only sounds of the arcades that enclose it), is like an open-air saloon dedicated to cooling drinks and to a still finer degustation-- that of the exquisite impressions received during the day.