What is another word for encloses?

Pronunciation: [ɛnklˈə͡ʊzɪz] (IPA)

The word "encloses" refers to the act of surrounding or covering something completely. Synonyms for this word can include "contains," "surrounds," "encircles," "envelopes," "wraps," "encases," "walls," "boxes in," "hems in," "closes off," "seals," and "shuts in." Each of these words has a similar meaning to "encloses" but may have slightly different connotations or contexts in which they are used. For example, "wraps" might be used when referring to wrapping a gift, while "encases" might be used when referring to a protective covering for an object. Understanding the nuances of these synonyms can help writers to choose the best word for their intended meaning.

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Usage examples for Encloses

Mr. Hope encloses a circular, and invites Mr. Gladstone to contribute, remarking 'As the process must throw light upon many collateral points, I amongst others am much interested in its being well conducted.
"Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2"
Robert Ornsby
It is erected over, and completely encloses, a smaller one of older date.
"Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I."
John L. Stephens
Who made the pretty lattice-work that encloses it?
"Tales of the Caliph"
H. N. Crellin

Famous quotes with Encloses

  • Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
    Khalil Gibran
  • A Shade upon the mind there passesAs when on NoonA Cloud the mighty Sun encloses.
    Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
  • A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other. A solemn consideration, when I enter a great city by night, that every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret; that every room in every one of them encloses its own secret; that every beating heart in the hundreds of thousands of breasts there, is, in some of its imaginings, a secret to the heart nearest it!
    Charles Dickens
  • Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
    Kahlil Gibran
  • Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain.
    Kahlil Gibran

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