Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To cover or enclose with or as with a sheathe.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See insheathe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To cover with or as if with a sheath.

Etymologies

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en- +‎ sheathe

Examples

  • Bergmann glial processes ensheathe synapses on Purkinje cells, and play a supportive role in normal transmission by maintaining a physiological synaptic microenvironment.

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  • Bergmann glial processes ensheathe synapses on Purkinje cells, and play a supportive role in normal transmission by maintaining a physiological synaptic microenvironment.

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  • A good verb for 'to put on a condom'.

    March 1, 2016