Today’s word of the day is ‘Enclosure‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Enclosure [ en-kloh-zher ]
What is the etymology of the word?
The verb comes from late Middle English: from legal Anglo-Norman French and Old French.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a noun, i.e., it is the main subject of a sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is a noun. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Ahaata
2. Spanish – Recinto
3. French – Enceinte
4. Mandarin – Wàiké
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. The enclosure was filled with cows grazing in the field.
2. A cannonball crashed through the mud wall and bounded across the enclosure.
3. To keep the cows from straying too far, the farmer built an enclosure.
4. Picking the right enclosure is, weirdly, the hard part.
5. My favorite part of the zoo is looking at the snakes in the reptile enclosure.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
cage, courtyard, ghetto, pen, asylum, aviary, bowl, building, camp, cell, close, coliseum, coop, corral, court, den, dungeon, garden, hutch, jail, pale, park, patch, place, plot, pound, precinct, prison, quad, quadrangle, region, room, stadium, stockade, sty, vault, walk, yard, zone, etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures.
A cofferdam is an enclosure built within a body of water to allow the enclosed area to be pumped out. This pumping creates a dry working environment so that the work can be carried out safely. Cofferdams are commonly used for construction or repair of permanent dams, oil platform pic.twitter.com/ZYTV7YiCd8
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