Synonyms for enclosure

Grammar : Noun
Spell : en-kloh-zher
Phonetic Transcription : ɛnˈkloʊ ʒər

Top 10 synonyms for enclosure Other synonyms for the word enclosure

Définition of enclosure

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "action of enclosing," from enclose + -ure. Meaning "that which is enclosed" is from 1550s.
  • noun area bounded by something
  • noun something included with a letter
Example sentences :
  • Within all that enclosure there seemed no one possessed of any calm.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Moving from enclosure to enclosure of box, she came, before she knew it, to the house itself.
  • Extract from : « Quaint Courtships » by Various
  • The enclosure now existing has no reference to the outlines of the intrenchment.
  • Extract from : « Camps, Quarters and Casual Places » by Archibald Forbes
  • The enclosure was very hot and stuffy; there was a smell of dust and straw.
  • Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
  • He offered the letter and its enclosure to Cornelius and Sir Ulick.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • The carriage drove through the high gateway into the enclosure.
  • Extract from : « Roden's Corner » by Henry Seton Merriman
  • In the enclosure were a few hurried lines, written since the catastrophe.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • "Here's your ticket for the enclosure," he said, giving one to the Marchesino.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • By 1490 statesmen were already alarmed at the progress made by enclosure.
  • Extract from : « The Enclosures in England » by Harriett Bradley
  • They were the roses of the mill; with Therese's assistance he must have pillaged the bushes in the enclosure.
  • Extract from : « Fruitfulness » by Emile Zola

Antonyms for enclosure

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