What is another word for enclosing?

Pronunciation: [ɛnklˈə͡ʊzɪŋ] (IPA)

Enclosing refers to enclosing something or someone within a particular area or space. Synonyms for the word enclosing include surrounding, confining, containing, encapsulating, encompassing, enveloping, fencing, hemming in, imprisoning, keeping in, sealing, shutting in and trapping. These different synonyms showcase the diverse ways in which enclosing can occur, such as physically surrounding an object or person with a fence or keeping something contained within a specific area. Each of these synonyms provides an alternate way of expressing the same idea, allowing writers to add variety and nuance to their language and better convey their thoughts and ideas.

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Usage examples for Enclosing

Never, except in death, and already with the coffin enclosing it, have I seen a face so pallid.
"To-morrow?"
Victoria Cross
Some of the officers had written letters addressed to friends or relatives, and were enclosing them in bottles headed up in small casks, so that some record might be preserved of our fate.
"Paddy Finn"
W. H. G. Kingston
The fall of the enclosing ranges showed me, however, that our river might be further to the westward than I had thought at all likely.
"Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales"
Thomas Mitchell

Famous quotes with Enclosing

  • And I have been able to give freedom and life which was acknowledged in the ecstasy of walking hand in hand across the most beautiful bridge of the world, the cables enclosing us and pulling us upward in such a dance as I have never walked and never can walk with another.
    Hart Crane
  • A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.
    Ring Lardner
  • And time itself? Time was a never-ending medium that stretched into the future and the past - except there was no future and no past, but an infinite number of brackets, extending either way, each bracket enclosing its single phase of the Universe.
    Clifford D. Simak
  • A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.
    Ring Lardner
  • The all-enclosing freehold of Content.
    John Townsend Trowbridge

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