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enclose

verb
variants: also inclose

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1 to close or shut in by or as if by barriers
  • dogs who spend the day enclosed in small cages

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2 to form a circle around
  • in a show of support, the women rushed to enclose their distraught friend

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3 to surround or cover closely
  • the house was enclosed by a high hedge that shielded it from public view

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The first known use of enclose was in the 14th century

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“Enclose.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enclose. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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