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Synonyms for enclose

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose(verb)

    enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

    "Fog enveloped the house"

    wrap, hold in, enwrap, confine, enfold, stick in, put in, wrap up, wind, roll, shut in, envelop, insert, twine, introduce, inclose, close in

  2. enclose, hold in, confine(verb)

    close in; darkness enclosed him"

    confine, curb, wrap, hold in, enwrap, trammel, restrain, hold back, control, bound, moderate, enfold, stick in, put in, hold, restrict, check, conceal, insert, circumscribe, shut in, limit, envelop, detain, introduce, inclose, close in, throttle, contain

  3. enclose, close in, inclose, shut in(verb)

    surround completely

    "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"

    enwrap, introduce, insert, wrap, shut in, envelop, hold in, enfold, stick in, draw in, close in, confine, inclose, put in

  4. insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce(verb)


    "Insert your ticket here"

    come in, cut in, bring in, bring out, instal, insert, premise, slip in, put in, sneak in, chime in, acquaint, tuck, throw in, stick in, shut in, store, inclose, lay in, wrap, enfold, stack away, stash away, set up, break in, precede, usher in, innovate, preface, enwrap, infix, chisel in, submit, envelop, present, inject, barge in, salt away, hold in, enter, install, confine, inaugurate, butt in, hive away, close in, interpose, interject, introduce

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. enclose

    shut, encircle, environ, include, circumscribe, envelop, wrap, afforest

    open, disclose, exclude, bare, disencircle, expose, develop, disafforest, disenclose

Editors Contribution

  1. come closer

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. enclose(v. a.)

    [Written also Inclose.] encircle, surround, encompass, imbosom, circumscribe, shut in, fence in

  2. enclose(v. a.)

    cover, envelop, wrap

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "enclose":

    attach, herewith, besiege, encircle, surround

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  1. One England fan:

    This is a bunch of good fans having a good time. What's happening is the police are trying to enclose people, it's not hooliganism at all, it's just a bunch of guys having a good time, having a good drink, that's it.

  2. Architect Carson Arthur:

    When you enclose a small space even more, you play up its coziness and make it intimate, something that’s hard to achieve with large spaces, this also takes it to the next level of feeling like an outdoor room.

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  • обграждам, прилагам, заграждам, съдържамBulgarian
  • uzavřítCzech
  • kääriä, sisältää, ympäröidä, purkittaa, paketoidaFinnish
  • cuairtichScottish Gaelic
  • bekerít, elkerít, tartalmaz, becsomagolHungarian
  • cintareItalian
  • taiepaMāori
  • omheinenDutch
  • вложи́ть, огражда́ть, содержа́ть, огради́ть, прилага́ть, загражда́ть, приложи́ть, загради́ть, вкла́дыватьRussian
  • omringa, innehålla, bifoga, inneslutaSwedish

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