To encapsulate something is to put it into a complete, perfect, or complete understanding. When you encapsulate a piece of information, you understand it completely.

  • The professor was trying to encapsulate the information in the lecture so that the students would understand it.

  • The writer was trying to encapsulate the emotions of the story in a few words.

Definition of encapsulates


put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume


capsule, capsulise, capsulize


enclose in a capsule or other small container

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Example Sentences for encapsulates

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    It is the acknowleged encapsulation of the zeitgeist of the generation.

  • 2

    That better encapsulates the essence of the controversy.

  • 3

    The dust cloud encapsulated the earth.

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    Management made the decision to encapsulate the asbestos.

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    Does this encapsulate the major points of the discussion

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    Encapsulate the state information and the operations in a class.

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    The cartoons encapsulate the East West story.

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    They are usually encapsulated in elaborate cellular corpuscles.

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    This slip provides the encapsulation of the ballistic materials.

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    In 2003 the lake was treated with alum to encapsulate the phosphorus.