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Adjective: enclosed  en'klowzd or in'klowzd
  1. Closed in, surrounded or included within
    "an enclosed porch"; "an enclosed yard"; "the enclosed check is to cover shipping and handling"
Verb: enclose  en'klowz or in'klowz
  1. Surround, cover or wrap completely
    "Fog enclosed the house";
    - envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap
  2. Surround completely
    "Darkness enclosed him";
    - close in, inclose, shut in
  3. Place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing
    "enclose your ticket here";
    - insert, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce
  4. Close in
    "darkness enclosed him";
    - hold in, confine

See also: basined, besieged, boxed, boxed in, boxed-in, capsulate, capsulated, clathrate, closed, closed in, coarctate, embedded, encircled, fencelike, included, involved, self-enclosed, surrounded

Type of: bear, border, carry, contain, cover, environ, hold, lay, place, pose, position, put, ring, set, skirt, surround

Antonym: unenclosed

Encyclopedia: Enclosed