What is another word for enclosures?

Pronunciation: [ɛnklˈə͡ʊʒəz] (IPA)

Enclosures refer to spaces that are enclosed or closed off. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of the word "enclosures". Some of these synonyms include "confines", "encasements", and "compartments". "Confines" refers to the limits or boundaries that enclose something, while "encasements" refers to the protective covering that surrounds or encloses something. "Compartments" refer to the separate sections or spaces that are enclosed or isolated. Other synonyms of "enclosures" include "enclosings", "containments", and "encapsulations". These synonyms can be useful for adding variety to written or spoken language, and for conveying similar meanings in different ways.

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Usage examples for Enclosures

In the public squares and open places before the theatres large fires in iron enclosures are lighted and tended by the police at night, for the benefit of the drosky drivers and others necessarily exposed in the open air.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
For I do believe you remain true to the mother who loves you so tenderly, that she would die to save you from the disgrace she has brought upon your fair names, by being stigmatised as the children of an insane mother, whom your father said he regarded as unsafe, as an inmate of your own quiet home, and, therefore, has confined me within these awful enclosures.
"Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity"
Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
This morning I saw hundreds of prisoners trailing back across the battlefield, and crowds of them within the barbed-wire enclosures set apart for them behind our lines.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs

Famous quotes with Enclosures

  • I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures.
  • I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures...
  • There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures.
    William Penn
  • The general decay of those manly and spirited exercises, which formerly were practiced in the vicinity of the metropolis has not arisen from any want of inclination in the people, but from the want of places proper for the purpose: such as in times past had been allotted to them are now covered with buildings, or shut up by enclosures, so that, if it were not for skittles, dutch-pins, four-corners, and the like pastimes, they would have no amusements for the exercise of the body; and these amusements are only to be met with in places belonging to common drinking-houses, for which reason their play is seldom productive of much benefit, but more frequently becomes the prelude to drunkenness and debauchery. This evil has been increasing for a long series of years; and honest Stow laments the retrenchments of the grounds appropriated for martial pastimes which had begun to take place in his day.
    Joseph Strutt
  • To write his views or his observations, his ideas, but not his judgments. Our judgments limit our views of things. Some enclosures, but no walls. The man who always write his judgments places before his eyes the calpe and abyla. He goes no further and creates a nec plus ultra. Thus, in the study of wisdom, many views and few judgments.
    Joseph Joubert

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