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")

Antonyms of adj enclosed

1 sense of enclosed

Sense 1
enclosed (vs. unenclosed) -- (closed in or surrounded or included within; "an enclosed porch"; "an enclosed yard"; "the enclosed check is to cover shipping and handling")

unenclosed (vs. enclosed) -- (not closed in our surrounded or included; "an unenclosed porch"; "unenclosed common land")
        => hypaethral, hypethral -- (partly or entirely open to the sky)
        => open -- (having no protecting cover or enclosure; "an open boat"; "an open fire"; "open sports cars")
        => unfenced -- (not enclosed by a fence)

Similarity of adj enclosed

1 sense of enclosed

Sense 1
enclosed (vs. unenclosed) -- (closed in or surrounded or included within; "an enclosed porch"; "an enclosed yard"; "the enclosed check is to cover shipping and handling")
       => basined -- (enclosed in a basin)
       => besieged -- (surrounded by hostile forces; "the besieged town")
       => boxed, boxed-in (prenominal), boxed in (predicate) -- (enclosed in or as if in a box; "boxed cigars"; "a confining boxed-in space"; "felt boxed in by the traffic")
       => capsulate, capsulated -- (used of seeds or spores that are enclosed in a capsule)
       => clathrate -- (designating or relating to a compound in which one component is physically enclosed within the crystal structure of another)
       => closed, closed in (predicate) -- (blocked against entry; "a closed porch")
       => coarctate -- ((of an insect pupa) enclosed in a rigid case)
       => embedded -- (enclosed firmly in a surrounding mass; "found pebbles embedded in the silt"; "stone containing many embedded fossils"; "peach and plum seeds embedded in a sweet edible pulp")
       => fencelike -- (resembling a fence)
       => included -- (enclosed in the same envelope or package; "the included check")
       => involved -- (enveloped; "a castle involved in mist"; "the difficulties in which the question is involved")
       => self-enclosed -- (of self-imposed enclosure or confinement; "a self-enclosed Jewish cosmos")
       => surrounded, encircled -- (confined on all sides; "a camp surrounded by enemies"; "the encircled pioneers")

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