seal an envelope

seal an envelope
seal an envelope phrase
to close an envelope by sticking down the top edge

I stamped and sealed all the envelopes ready for posting.

Thesaurus: to close or lock somethingsynonym
Main entry: seal

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • envelope — n. 1) to address; seal an envelope 2) a pay envelope (AE; BE has pay packet) 3) a self addressed; stamped; window envelope USAGE NOTE: AE has stamped self addressed envelope; BE has stamped addressed envelope. * * * [ envələʊp] seal an envelope… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • seal — seal1 [ sil ] verb transitive ** seal or seal up to close a container or space by covering it with something so that air or other substances cannot get in or out: seal something with something: Seal the box with tape. Small gaps can be sealed… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • seal — 1 noun (C) 1 ANIMAL a large sea animal that eats fish and lives around coasts or on floating pieces of ice 2 OFFICIAL MARK a mark that has a special design and shows the legal or official authority of a person or organization: a black book… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • seal */*/ — I UK [siːl] / US [sɪl] verb [transitive] Word forms seal : present tense I/you/we/they seal he/she/it seals present participle sealing past tense sealed past participle sealed seal or seal up to close a container or space by covering it with… …   English dictionary

  • seal — 1 n [Old French seel, from Latin sigillum, from diminutive of signum mark, sign]: a device (as an emblem, symbol, or word) used to identify or replace a signature and to authenticate (as at common law) written matter see also contract under seal… …   Law dictionary

  • Envelope manufacture — Envelope production, whether by hand or by machine, involves the manufacture of envelopes to carry mail. Nearly all of the estimated 450 billion envelopes made each year worldwide are machine made.History of envelopesPrior to 1845, hand made… …   Wikipedia

  • Seal of the President of the United States — Details Armiger President of the Un …   Wikipedia

  • seal — seal1 [sēl] n. [ME seel < OFr < L sigillum, a seal, mark, dim. of signum: see SIGN] 1. a design, initial, or other device placed on a letter, document, etc., as a mark of genuineness or authenticity: letters were, esp. formerly, closed with …   English World dictionary

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