Enclose Definition

ĭn-
enclosed, encloses, enclosing, inclosed, incloses, inclosing
verb
enclosed, encloses, enclosing
To shut in all around; hem in; fence in; surround.
Webster's New World
To fence in so as to prevent common use.
Enclosed the pasture.
American Heritage
To build or equip with a roof and walls.
Enclosed the deck for winter use.
American Heritage
To contain.
Webster's New World
To insert in an envelope, wrapper, etc., often along with something else.
To enclose a check with one's order.
Webster's New World
Advertisement

Origin of Enclose

  • Middle English enclosen from Old French enclos past participle of enclore from Latin inclūdere include

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

Advertisement

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to enclose using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With

Unscrambles

enclose