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4 definitions found
 for enclose
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inclose \In*close"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inclosed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Inclosing.] [See Enclose, and cf. Include.]
     [Written also enclose.]
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     1. To surround; to shut in; to confine on all sides; to
        include; to shut up; to encompass; as, to inclose a fort
        or an army with troops; to inclose a town with walls.
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              How many evils have inclosed me round! --Milton.
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     2. To put within a case, envelope, or the like; to fold (a
        thing) within another or into the same parcel; as, to
        inclose a letter or a bank note.
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              The inclosed copies of the treaty.    --Sir W.
                                                    Temple.
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     3. To separate from common grounds by a fence; as, to inclose
        lands. --Blackstone.
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     4. To put into harness; to harness. [Obs.]
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              They went to coach and their horse inclose.
                                                    --Chapman.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Enclose \En*close"\, v. t. [F. enclos, p. p. of enclore to
     enclose; pref. en- (L. in) + clore to close. See Close, and
     cf. Inclose, Include.]
     To inclose. See Inclose.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  enclose
      v 1: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering;
           "Fog enveloped the house" [syn: envelop, enfold,
           enwrap, wrap, enclose]
      2: close in; darkness enclosed him" [syn: enclose, hold in,
         confine]
      3: surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in
         the porch with a fence" [syn: enclose, close in,
         inclose, shut in]
      4: introduce; "Insert your ticket here" [syn: insert,
         enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  143 Moby Thesaurus words for "enclose":
     admit, assimilate, beleaguer, beset, besiege, blockade, bottle up,
     bound, box in, box up, cage, chamber, check, circle, circle in,
     circumscribe, cloister, close, close in, compass, compass about,
     complete, comprehend, comprise, confine, constrain, contain, coop,
     coop in, coop up, cordon, cordon off, cork up, corral, count in,
     cover, crib, define, delimit, delimitate, demarcate, detain,
     determine, divide, embay, embed, embody, embosom, embrace, encage,
     encircle, enclasp, encompass, enfold, enshrine, enshroud, envelop,
     environ, envisage, enwrap, fence, fence in, fence off, fill,
     fill in, fill out, fix, go around, go round, hedge, hedge in, hem,
     hem in, hold, hold in custody, hold in restraint, house in, immure,
     impound, imprison, incarcerate, include, incorporate, inhibit,
     insert, internalize, invest, involve, jail, keep in,
     keep in custody, keep in detention, keep within, kennel, lap,
     lay off, leaguer, limit, mark boundaries, mark off, mark out,
     mark the periphery, mew, mew up, number among, occupy, pen, pen in,
     pen up, pocket, pound, put in, quarantine, rail in, receive,
     reckon among, reckon in, reckon with, restrain, restrict, rope off,
     seal up, separate, set the limit, shackle, shrine, shroud, shut in,
     shut up, specify, stable, stake out, surround, take in,
     take into account, take into consideration, take up, veil, wall,
     wall in, wrap, yard, yard up
  
  

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