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See definition of enclosing on Dictionary.com
  • as insurrounding
  • as inconfining
  • as ingrip

synonyms for enclosing

  • neighboring
  • encompassing
  • around
  • circumambient
  • circumferential
  • circumforaneous
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How to use enclosing in a sentence

Thus a straw rope enclosing twenty or more eggs, well protected, was made and thrown over the top of the load.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Compact felspar of a flesh-red hue, enclosing a few small crystals of reddish felspar and of quartz.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The foundations of walls enclosing about 50 acres are known to have existed a century and a half ago.
THE TOWNS OF ROMAN BRITAINJAMES OLIVER BEVAN
If you do not want it, please return it flat by pasting the enclosed stamped and addressed envelope on the enclosing envelope.
THE SUPPLIES FOR THE CONFEDERATE ARMYCALEB HUSE
Instead of making for the mouth of the narrow valley we gained the end of one of its enclosing ridges and scouted along the slope.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
It was on the north side of the choir, and rather awkwardly placed: only about three feet from the enclosing stone screen.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
I saw also eyes, happy but determined, and thick waves of hair enclosing a blameless face.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
Two letters were within it; one directed to Ellen Morris; the other,—enclosing a miniature—to herself.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Even with the Archer enclosing him, Nelsen's mind didn't quite reach.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
The Doctor's right hand opened and shut as if enclosing in its grasp the collar of Hiram's coat.
CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 4, NO 3, SEPTEMBER 1863VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ENCLOSING

  • bounding
  • detaining
  • enclosing
  • imprisoning
  • restraining
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.