Enclose meaning

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To insert into the same envelope or package.

Enclose a check with the order.

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To enclose is defined as to surround, or to include inside of something.

An example of enclose is for a fence to be placed around a group of puppies to keep them together.

An example of enclose is to add a receipt to a bag when you sell something.

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To contain, especially so as to envelop or shelter.
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To insert in an envelope, wrapper, etc., often along with something else.

To enclose a check with one's order.

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To contain.
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To surround with a wall, fence, etc.
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To insert into a container, usually an envelope or package.
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(intransitive) To hold or contain.
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To shut in all around; hem in; fence in; surround.
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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

  • [circa 1275] From Middle English inclosen, from Old French enclose, feminine plural past participle of enclore. Equivalent to in with close.

    From Wiktionary