enclosed

Things that are enclosed are surrounded on all sides, closed or penned in. If your grandfather's condo development is enclosed by a high fence, you might need to check in with a guard before you can visit him.

Your pet guinea pig is enclosed by her cage, and when you're at school, you are enclosed by the walls of the building. Homes, car lots, gardens, and school yards are all commonly enclosed by fences. If you put a check inside your cousin's birthday card, the money is also enclosed. Enclosed comes from the verb enclose, which is rooted in the Old French enclore, "surround, confine, or contain."

Definitions of enclosed
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adj closed in or surrounded or included within

“an enclosed porch”
“an enclosed yard”
“the enclosed check is to cover shipping and handling”
Synonyms:
basined
enclosed in a basin
besieged
surrounded by hostile forces
boxed, boxed in, boxed-in
enclosed in or as if in a box
capsulate, capsulated
used of seeds or spores that are enclosed in a capsule
clathrate
designating or relating to a compound in which one component is physically enclosed within the crystal structure of another
closed, closed in
blocked against entry
coarctate
(of an insect pupa) enclosed in a rigid case
embedded
enclosed firmly in a surrounding mass
fencelike
resembling a fence
included
enclosed in the same envelope or package
involved
enveloped
self-enclosed
of self-imposed enclosure or confinement
encircled, surrounded
confined on all sides
Antonyms:
unenclosed
not closed in our surrounded or included
hypaethral, hypethral
partly or entirely open to the sky
open
having no protecting cover or enclosure
unfenced
not enclosed by a fence
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