Synonyms for encase

Grammar : Verb
Spell : en-keys
Phonetic Transcription : ɛnˈkeɪs

Top 10 synonyms for encase Other synonyms for the word encase

Définition of encase

Origin :
  • 1630s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + case (n.2). Related: Encased; encasing.
  • As in wrap : verb surround with a covering
  • As in bind : verb fasten, secure
  • As in box : verb place in square or rectangular container
  • As in sheathe : verb envelop
  • As in infold : verb wrap
  • As in mew : verb enclose
  • As in cocoon : verb protect with covering
  • As in cover : verb wrap, hide
  • As in enclose : verb put inside, surround
  • As in enfold : verb embrace, hug
  • As in frame : verb build
Example sentences :
  • In 1870 it was customary to encase the sandwiches in pressed sole leather.
  • Extract from : « Peck's Sunshine » by George W. Peck
  • Angelo cut a stout cloth to encase each of her feet, and bound them in it.
  • Extract from : « Vittoria, Complete » by George Meredith
  • They encase it in propolis, which preserves it from putrefaction.
  • Extract from : « The Insect World » by Louis Figuier
  • The true method is to encase the building in a network of rods, when it will take its charge quietly like a Leyden jar.
  • Extract from : « The Galaxy, Volume 23, No. 2, February, 1877 » by Various
  • Her patient fairly off her hands, Mona seemed to encase herself with a cold reserve, as in a shell.
  • Extract from : « A Veldt Official » by Bertram Mitford
  • Dick was building an electric heating unit to encase the entire tube, which could be regulated for any desired temperature.
  • Extract from : « Wanted--7 Fearless Engineers! » by Warner Van Lorne
  • They also encase almost the entire body in a wooden and leathern armor.
  • Extract from : « The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 » by Hubert Howe Bancroft
  • Dante may build up his great triple universe in his great triple rhyme, and encase it in walls of brass.
  • Extract from : « Visions and Revisions » by John Cowper Powys
  • Next estimate the number of thousands of feet board measure of forms required to encase the concrete to be placed in a day.
  • Extract from : « Concrete Construction » by Halbert P. Gillette
  • Sew up tight, tie up the legs, and encase the body with strong twine, wrapped around to hold the wings to the body.
  • Extract from : « Clayton's Quaker Cook-Book » by H. J. Clayton

Antonyms for encase

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