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enclose (v.)

enclosen, "to surround (a plot of ground, a town, a building, etc.) with walls, fences, or other barriers," early 14c., from en- (1) + close (v.), and partially from Old French enclos, past participle of enclore "surround; confine; contain." Specific sense of "to fence in waste or common ground" for the purpose of cultivation or to give it to private owners is from c. 1500. Meaning "place a document with a letter for transmission" is from 1707. Related: Enclosed; enclosing.

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Definitions of enclose

enclose (v.)
enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering;
Synonyms: envelop / enfold / enwrap / wrap
enclose (v.)
close in;
darkness enclosed him
Synonyms: hold in / confine
enclose (v.)
surround completely;
Darkness enclosed him
Synonyms: close in / inclose / shut in
enclose (v.)
place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing;
Synonyms: insert / inclose / stick in / put in / introduce
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