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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.
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encase

(ɪnˈkeɪs) or

incase

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

(ɛnˈkeɪs)

v.t. -cased, -cas•ing.
to enclose in or as if in a case.
[1625–35]
en•case′ment, n.
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
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Translations
يُغَلِّف، يَضَع في صُنْدوق
indkapsleomslutte
tokba zár
búa um
iesaiņotietvert apvalkā
kaplamakörtmek

encase

[ɪnˈkeɪs] VTencerrar (Tech) → revestir
to be encased inestar revestido de
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

encase

[ɪnˈkeɪs] vt to encase in (contain) → racchiudere in; (cover) → rivestire di
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

encase

(inˈkeis) verb
to enclose (as if) in a case. The nuts were encased in hard outer coverings.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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