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Definition 1: place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing - [verb of change]

Samples where enclose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Insert your ticket here

Synonyms for enclose in the sense of this definition

(enclose is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of enclose ) insert as a plug

"She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"

(... is a kind of enclose ) insert surreptitiously or without warrant

(... is a kind of enclose ) insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly

"He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"

(... is a kind of enclose ) introduce continuously

"feed carrots into a food processor"

(... is a kind of enclose ) introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions

(... is a kind of enclose ) put into a cup

"cup the milk"

(... is a kind of enclose ) insert a catheter into (a body part)

"catheterize the patient's bladder"

(... is a kind of enclose ) put in a glass container

(... is a kind of enclose ) set or place in

(... is a kind of enclose ) introduce a microorganism into

(... is a kind of enclose ) replace the center of a coin with a baser metal

"plug a nickle"

(... is a kind of enclose ) insert a plug into

"plug the wall"

(... is a kind of enclose ) force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing

"inject hydrogen into the balloon"

Definition 2: surround completely - [verb of contact]

Samples where enclose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Darkness enclosed him
  • They closed in the porch with a fence

Synonyms for enclose in the sense of this definition

(enclose is a kind of ...) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

"The forest surrounds my property"

(... is a kind of enclose ) fit snugly into

"insert your ticket into the slot" "tuck your shirttail in"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose by or as if by a fortification

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose in a corral

"corral the horses"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose in a casket

(... is a kind of enclose ) divide by means of a rope

"The police roped off the area where the crime occurred"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose with a fence

"we fenced in our yard"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose in a capsule or other small container

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose with a dike

"dike the land to protect it from water"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose with a bank

"bank roads"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose with glass

"glass in a porch"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose in or as if in a frame

"frame a picture"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose or envelop completely, as if by swallowing

"The huge waves swallowed the small boat and it sank shortly thereafter"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose in, or as if in, a case

"my feet were encased in mud"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose in a shrine

"the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose in a bower

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose with a wall

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose or bound in with or as it with a hedge or hedges

"hedge the property"

Definition 3: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering - [verb of contact]

Samples where enclose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Fog enveloped the house

Synonyms for enclose in the sense of this definition

(enclose is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of enclose ) envelop with social, intellectual, or moral darkness

"The benighted peoples of this area"

(... is a kind of enclose ) place or enclose in a tube

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose in a capsule

(... is a kind of enclose ) flow over or cover completely

"The bright light engulfed him completely"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose with a sheath

"sheathe a sword"

(... is a kind of enclose ) wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection

(... is a kind of enclose ) suffuse or envelope with something

"The room was bathed in sunlight" "I was bathed in a cold sweat" "veal bathed in a rich creamy sauce"

(... is a kind of enclose ) cover as if with a shroud

"The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery"

Definition 4: close in - [verb of stative]

Samples where enclose or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • darkness enclosed him

Synonyms for enclose in the sense of this definition

(enclose is a kind of ...) contain or hold; have within

"The jar carries wine" "The canteen holds fresh water" "This can contains water"

(... is a kind of enclose ) form the boundary of; be contiguous to

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose with banks, as for support or protection

"The river was embanked with a dyke"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose with rails

"rail in the old graves"

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose or confine as if in a box

(... is a kind of enclose ) enclose in a frame, as of a picture

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