Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb enclose

4 senses of enclose

Sense 1
envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose -- (enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house")
       => cover -- (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")

Sense 2
enclose, hold in, confine -- (close in; darkness enclosed him")
       => hold, bear, carry, contain -- (contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water")

Sense 3
enclose, close in, inclose, shut in -- (surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence")
       => surround, environ, ring, skirt, border -- (extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property")

Sense 4
insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce -- (introduce; "Insert your ticket here")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (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")

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