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1. encase

verb. ['ɛnˈkeɪs'] enclose in, or as if in, a case.

Synonyms

  • sack
  • shut in
  • inclose
  • box
  • package
  • enclose
  • close in
  • crate
  • case
  • pack

Antonyms

  • unbox
  • unpack
  • hire
  • hardware

Etymology

  • case (English)
  • cas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • en- (English)
  • en- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Encase

  • arianespace
  • {left-brace
  • left-brace
  • jonbenet's
  • }close-brace
  • worst-case
  • }right-brace
  • right-brace
  • misplace
  • interlace
  • displace
  • disgrace
  • retrace
  • lambastes
  • embrace
  • degrace
  • replace
  • incase
  • deface
  • debase
  • trace
  • space
  • place
  • grace
  • glace
  • frace
  • erase
  • efface
  • drace
  • crace

How do you pronounce encase?

Pronounce encase as ɛnˈkeɪs.

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Sentences with encase


1. Verb, 3rd person singular present
When it goes into estivation, it sheds layers of skin that encase the animal to prevent dehydration.

2. Verb, base form
Add extra hot glue under the bead to encase the floral wire and help hold the bead in place.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The sepals are what initially encase the immature flower bud and protect it.

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