en·close /ɪnˈkloz, ɛn-/
En·close v. t. To inclose. See Inclose.
In·close v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inclosed p. pr. & vb. n. Inclosing.] [Written also enclose.]
1. To surround; to shut in; to confine on all sides; to include; to shut up; to encompass; as, to inclose a fort or an army with troops; to inclose a town with walls.
How many evils have inclosed me round! --Milton.
2. To put within a case, envelope, or the like; to fold (a thing) within another or into the same parcel; as, to inclose a letter or a bank note.
The inclosed copies of the treaty. --Sir W. Temple.
3. To separate from common grounds by a fence; as, to inclose lands.
4. To put into harness; to harness. [Obs.]
They went to coach and their horse inclose. --Chapman.
v 1: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering;
"Fog enveloped the house" [syn: envelop, enfold, enwrap,
2: close in or confine [syn: hold in, confine]
3: surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him" [syn: inclose,
4: introduce; "Insert your ticket here" [syn: insert, inclose,
stick in, put in, introduce]