Definition of "enclose" [en•close]

  • (verb-transitive) To surround on all sides; close in.
  • (verb-transitive) To fence in so as to prevent common use: enclosed the pasture.
  • (verb-transitive) To contain, especially so as to envelop or shelter: "Every one of those darkly clustered houses encloses its own secret” ( Charles Dickens).
  • (verb-transitive) To insert into the same envelope or package: enclose a check with the order.

Use "enclose" in a sentence

  • "To search for a specific phrase enclose that phrase in quotes."
  • "To search for a whole phrase enclose the search text in quote marks ""."
  • "That is, I thought that the last for must "enclose" the ones above it, creating a mess of lists inside of lists inside of lists."

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