Simple Definition of enclose
: to surround (something)
: to put something around (something)
: to include (something) with a letter or in a package
Examples of enclose
The pie's flaky crust encloses a fruit filling.
Enclose the fish in foil and bake.
She enclosed a photo with the card.
Please enclose a check with your application.
Enclosed with this letter are the tickets you ordered.
Variants of enclose
Origin of enclose
Middle English, probably from enclos enclosed, from Anglo-French, past participle of enclore to enclose, from Vulgar Latin *inclaudere, alteration of Latin includere — more at include
First Known Use: 14th century
Rhymes with enclose
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