01. I have [enclosed] $25 for two CDs.
02. The watch is entirely [enclosed] in plastic to make it waterproof.
03. The convention center has been [enclosed] within a 10-foot-high fence in order to keep out protestors.
04. My grandmother always [enclosed] some money in our birthday cards.
05. The [enclosed] letter explains why I have decided that I can no longer continue to work for this company.
06. The animals were all kept within an electrified [enclosure].
07. A man was killed today at the city zoo after climbing inside the [enclosure] where the tiger is kept.
08. The [enclosures] for the animals are so small that they can hardly move around.
09. The animal was caged in a large [enclosure] where it could climb up trees and over rocks.
10. [Enclosed] in this newsletter you will find a student schedule of courses for the school year.
11. The Vatican City in Rome [encloses] within its walls various church officials, publishing and broadcasting houses, a bank, railway station, electrical engineering station, and 900 people.
12. The human brain is [enclosed] within a hard case of bone known as the cranium.
13. The city of Caracas, Venezuela is [enclosed] on all sides by the Andes mountains.
14. The diamond is [enclosed] within a bullet-proof glass case.
15. Dorothy Parker once joked that the two most beautiful words in the English language are 'check [enclosed].'
16. The great Indian chief Geronimo once remarked, "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]."

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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  • enclose — vb Enclose, envelop, fence, pen, coop, corral, cage, wall mean to surround so as to shut in or confine actually or apparently. Enclose implies a shutting in by barriers (as walls) or in an enveloping cover (as a case); the term may be used… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • enclose — [en klōz′, inklōz′] vt. enclosed, enclosing [ME enclosen, prob. < enclos, an enclosure < OFr, orig. pp. of enclore, to enclose < VL * inclaudere, for L includere, INCLUDE] 1. to shut in all around; hem in; fence in; surround 2. to insert …   English World dictionary

  • Enclose — En*close , v. t. [F. enclos, p. p. of enclore to enclose; pref. en (L. in) + clore to close. See {Close}, and cf. {Inclose}, {Include}.] To inclose. See {Inclose}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enclose — I verb blockade, bound, bracket, capture, cingere, circumscribe, circumvallate, close in, compass, confine, contain, embrace, encase, encincture, encircle, encompass, enfold, envelop, environ, fence in, gird, girdle, hem in, immure, impound,… …   Law dictionary

  • enclose — UK US /ɪnˈkləʊz/ verb [T] ► COMMUNICATIONS to include something inside a letter or parcel: »Apply in writing, enclosing a current CV, to the address below. »Please find enclosed an application form and information about the company …   Financial and business terms

  • enclose — early 14c., from EN (Cf. en ) (1) + CLOSE (Cf. close), and partially from O.Fr. enclos, pp. of enclore. Specific sense of to fence in waste or common ground for the purpose of cultivation or to give it to private owners, is from c.1500. Meaning… …   Etymology dictionary

  • enclose — is the correct form for the word meaning ‘to close in, include, etc.’, not inclose …   Modern English usage

  • enclose — [v] put inside, surround blockade, block off, bound, box up, cage, circle, circumscribe, close in, confine, coop, corral, cover, encase, encircle, encompass, enfold, enshroud, environ, fence, fence off*, hedge, hem in*, imbue, immure, implant,… …   New thesaurus

  • enclose — (also inclose) ► VERB 1) surround or close off on all sides. 2) place in an envelope together with a letter. ORIGIN Old French enclore, from Latin includere shut in …   English terms dictionary

  • enclose */ — UK [ɪnˈkləʊz] / US [ɪnˈkloʊz] verb [transitive] Word forms enclose : present tense I/you/we/they enclose he/she/it encloses present participle enclosing past tense enclosed past participle enclosed 1) to surround someone or something Her arms… …   English dictionary

  • enclose — Inclose In*close , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inclosed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inclosing}.] [See {Enclose}, and cf. {Include}.] [Written also {enclose}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To surround; to shut in; to confine on all sides; to include; to shut up; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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