Associations to the word «Enclosure»


ENCLOSURE, noun. (countable) Something enclosed, i.e. inserted into a letter or similar package.
ENCLOSURE, noun. (uncountable) The act of enclosing, i.e. the insertion or inclusion of an item in a letter or package.
ENCLOSURE, noun. (countable) An area, domain, or amount of something partially or entirely enclosed by barriers.
ENCLOSURE, noun. (uncountable) The act of separating and surrounding an area, domain, or amount of something with a barrier.
ENCLOSURE, noun. (uncountable) (British History) The post-feudal process of subdivision of common lands for individual ownership.
ENCLOSURE, noun. (religion) The area of a convent, monastery, etc where access is restricted to community members.

Dictionary definition

ENCLOSURE, noun. A structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose.
ENCLOSURE, noun. The act of enclosing something inside something else.
ENCLOSURE, noun. A naturally enclosed space.
ENCLOSURE, noun. Something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn