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ENCASE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does encase mean? 

ENCASE (verb)
  The verb ENCASE has 1 sense:

1. enclose in, or as if in, a case

  Familiarity information: ENCASE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENCASE (verb)


Sense 1encase [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Enclose in, or as if in, a case

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

encase; incase; case

Context example:

my feet were encased in mud

Hypernyms (to "encase" is one way to...):

close in; enclose; inclose; shut in (surround completely)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "encase"):

pack (arrange in a container)

box; package (put into a box)

sack (put in a sack)

crate (put into a crate; as for protection)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP

Sentence example:

They encase the goods


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