Definition of Enfold

1. Verb. Enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering. "Fog enveloped the house"

Exact synonyms: Enclose, Envelop, Enwrap, Wrap
Generic synonyms: Cover
Specialized synonyms: Benight, Tube, Capsulate, Capsule, Capsulise, Capsulize, Engulf, Sheathe, Cocoon, Bathe, Cover, Enshroud, Hide, Shroud
Derivative terms: Enclosing, Enclosure, Enclosure, Enfolding, Envelopment, Wrap



Definition of Enfold

1. v. t. To infold. See Infold.

Definition of Enfold

1. Verb. To fold something around; to envelop ¹

2. Verb. To embrace ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enfold

1. to envelop [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: envelop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enfold

enflame
enflamed
enflames
enflaming
enflesh
enfleshed
enfleshes
enfleshing
enfleurage
enfleurages
enflower
enflowered
enflowering
enflowers
enflurane
enfold (current term)
enfolded
enfolder
enfolders
enfolding
enfoldingly
enfoldment
enfoldments
enfolds
enforc't
enforce
enforceability
enforceable
enforced
enforcedly

Literary usage of Enfold

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Svrvay of London: Contayning the Originall, Antiquity, Increase, Moderne by John Stow (1890)
"... beyond the realms of Gaul, An island that the Ocean waves enfold, Seek thou ; for ever it shall be thy seat, Another Troy to thy posterity : Their kings ..."

2. The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine by John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress) (1807)
"Might I live (o behold her an hundred yean oW«r, In the arms of affection I liiii would enfold her i No ..."

3. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India. : An Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1776)
"... With laurels ever new your brows enfold, And braid your wavy locks with radiant gold. How calm the waves, how mild the balmy gale ! ..."

4. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1837)
"... Thou self-sprung Being, that dost all enfold, And in thine arms heaven's whirling fabric hold! Who art encircled with resplendent light, And yet li'st ..."

5. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1874)
"Л* ALM as that moonbeam on the wall, ^ Sleep broods on baby's eyes ; Anns, hushed and still, but pulsing quick, enfold him as he lies ; My brain is full of ..."

6. A Svrvay of London: Contayning the Originall, Antiquity, Increase, Moderne by John Stow (1890)
"... beyond the realms of Gaul, An island that the Ocean waves enfold, Seek thou ; for ever it shall be thy seat, Another Troy to thy posterity : Their kings ..."

7. The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine by John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress) (1807)
"Might I live (o behold her an hundred yean oW«r, In the arms of affection I liiii would enfold her i No ..."

8. The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India. : An Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, William Julius Mickle (1776)
"... With laurels ever new your brows enfold, And braid your wavy locks with radiant gold. How calm the waves, how mild the balmy gale ! ..."

9. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Thomas Birch (1837)
"... Thou self-sprung Being, that dost all enfold, And in thine arms heaven's whirling fabric hold! Who art encircled with resplendent light, And yet li'st ..."

10. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1874)
"Л* ALM as that moonbeam on the wall, ^ Sleep broods on baby's eyes ; Anns, hushed and still, but pulsing quick, enfold him as he lies ; My brain is full of ..."

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