verb (used with object), en·closed, en·clos·ing.
Origin of enclose
Examples from the Web for enclose
This might have inspired Wright to enclose part of his Anna Karenina inside a theater, as if a Chekhov play is being mounted.‘The Trial’ & More Top Film Adaptations of Literary Classics (VIDEO)|Jimmy So|November 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I enclose a note for publication—oblige me by letting it appear to-morrow.
I also enclose you the copy of a letter from Mr. Barclay, closing his proceedings in our affairs with Morocco.
Biorn's soldiers, who had thought to enclose their enemies, lost courage and gave way before this wondrous onset.Sintram and His Companions|Friedrich de la Motte Fouque
I request you will please to forward the letters I take the liberty to enclose herewith.
Mutual declarations for this purpose were signed last night at Versailles, of which I have now the honor to enclose you copies.
British Dictionary definitions for enclose
Word Origin and History for enclose
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 "place a document with a letter for transmission" is from 1707. Related: Enclosed; enclosing.