Definition of encage in English:

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Pronunciation: /inˈkāj/
Pronunciation: /enˈkāj/


[with object] literary
Confine in or as in a cage.
Example sentences
  • His round hairless face encages an assortment of features that prowl across the surface, searching for means of escape.
  • The woman, like her alienated and encaged heart, is restricted.
  • I thought surely that now I am eighteen you would let me make my own decisions, but no you encaged me even more, if that is possible.

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Syllabification: en·cage

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