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enclose

verb
variants: also

inclose

Synonyms and Antonyms of enclose

  1. 1 to close or shut in by or as if by barriers dogs who spend the day enclosed in small cages Synonyms of enclose box (in), cage, closet, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, envelop, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, immure, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in) Words Related to enclose bound, circumscribe, confine, contain, limit, restrict; encircle, encompass, enfold, enframe, enlace, frame, ring, surround; armor, cocoon, encapsulate, encapsule, encyst, ensheathe, ensphere, enwomb

  2. 2 to form a circle around in a show of support, the women rushed to enclose their distraught friend Synonyms of enclose circle, compass, embrace, encircle, surround (also inclose), encompass, environ, gird, girdle, ring, wreatheWords Related to enclose circumscribe, close in, cordon (off), fence (in), hem (in), wall; beset, besiege, entrench (also intrench), invest, swarm

  3. 3 to surround or cover closely the house was enclosed by a high hedge that shielded it from public view Synonyms of enclose bosom, bower, circumfuse, cocoon, embosom, embower, embrace, enfold (also inclose), encompass, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, invest, involve, lap, mantle, muffle, shroud, swathe, veil, wrapWords Related to enclose curtain, drape; embed (also imbed), encase; swaddle; blanket, overlay, overspread; camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask; circle, encircle, enlace, enwindNear Antonyms of enclose bare, denude, expose, strip



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