enclose enclose  /ɪn ˈkloʊz/


  1. (v) enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
  2. (v) close in
  3. (v) surround completely
  4. (v) introduce

Derived Word(s)


  1. I enclose a sketch of Donald's nephews as they very nearly appeared on the screen.
  2. You enclose your tithe, a little offering, a donation, whatever the Lord lays on your heart, and we will thank you, thank you, thank you.
  3. Now, Fraser Island is to have its own dingo fences designed to enclose the humans and leave the rest of the island to the animals.


  • Walls

    They keep things out or enclose them within. They're symbols of power, and a means of control. They're canvases for art, backdrops for street theater, and placards for political messages. They're just waiting for when nobody's looking to receive graffiti. Walls of all kinds demarcate our lives. -- Lane Turner ( 41 photos total ). Note: You can now follow @bigpicture on the social network App.net ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  1. "If you enclose your own toilet in phase one, it can be incorporated into your house in phase two, and you will reap the benefit of a bigger house. This is why families choose to enclose their own toilets in phase one. It is an empowering and...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Helen Zille Source: Times LIVE

  2. In one letter, Sir Winston, who was then 79, said: "I am very glad it fell to me to recommend you for a well-deserved honour, I enclose one set of dentures and I should be so much obliged if you would tighten them up a little for me. The others are...
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Winston Churchill Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "If we enclose within our archipelagic baselines the contested Spratly Islands and Scarborough Shoal, we achieve nothing because no domestic law has the power to override international law," Santiago said.
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Miriam Defensor-Santiago Source: Inquirer.net

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