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en·close

enclose

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn kloz
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part of speech: verb
inflections: encloses, enclosing, enclosed
definition 1: to close in or shut in with walls or a container.
They enclosed their back yard with a fence.
synonyms:
confine, encompass, envelop
similar words:
encircle, fence in, shut, wall
definition 2: to include inside or with.
She enclosed a letter in the package.
synonyms:
include, insert
Word Parts  About this feature
The word enclose contains the following parts:
en-1, em-1 Latin prefix that means to put into; cause to be or have
antonyms:
de-, dis-, un-
 
claus, clos, clud, clus Latin root that means to close