Definition of Encase

1. Verb. Enclose in, or as if in, a case. "They encase the goods"; "My feet were encased in mud"

Exact synonyms: Case, Incase
Specialized synonyms: Pack, Box, Package, Sack, Crate
Generic synonyms: Close In, Enclose, Inclose, Shut In
Derivative terms: Case, Case, Case, Case, Case, Casing, Encasement, Incasement



Definition of Encase

1. v. t. To inclose as in a case. See Incase.

Definition of Encase

1. Verb. To enclose, as in a case. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Encase

1. to enclose in a case [v -CASED, -CASING, -CASES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encase

encapsule
encapsuled
encapsules
encapsuling
encapture
encaptured
encaptures
encapturing
encarditis
encarnalize
encarnalized
encarnalizes
encarnalizing
encarpus
encarpuses
encase (current term)
encased
encases
encash
encashable
encashed
encashes
encashing
encashment
encashments
encasing
encatarrhaphy
encauma

Literary usage of Encase

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1858)
"... Church light of heaven falls upon their up- Protestantism—a beautiful historical lifted brows. Impossible schemes of shrine to encase our English Bible. ..."

2. Books and My Food: With Literary Quotations and Original Recipes for Every by Elisabeth Luther Cary, Annie Maria Jones (1904)
"Cut into squares large enough to readily encase the apples; put an apple in each and fold together, pinching the edges tight. Tie up in small cloths, ..."

3. The Lower Canada Jurist: Collection de Décisions Du Bas Canada by Strachan Bethune, John Sprott Archibald, William Hey, John Stuart Buchan (1881)
"The failure to encase within the requisite time rendered the policy, ipso facto, absolutely void. When appellants accepted the second premium they had a ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"Similarly, Shak. has case for encase. Com. Err. ii. I. 85. The suffix -ment is, properly, ... Both case and the suffix -ment are of Lat. origin. See encase ..."

5. NEHRP Commentary on the Gidelines for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Buildingsedited by Eugene Zeller edited by Eugene Zeller (2000)
"Moment—Add steel plates or encase in concrete. ... encase in concrete. • Replace existing braces. • Add concrete or masonry infills. ..."

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