AskDefine | Define encapsulate

Dictionary Definition

encapsulate

Verb

1 enclose in a capsule or other small container
2 put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume; "capsulize the news" [syn: capsule, capsulize, capsulise]

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English

Verb

  1. To cover something as if in a capsule.
  2. To epitomize something by expressing it as a brief summary.
  3. To be encapsulated.

Translations

To cover something as if in a capsule
To epitomize something by expressing it as a brief summary

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