encompass


encompass
I (include) verb adscribere, complecti, comprise, consist of, contain, continere, cover, embrace, hold, incorporate, span, subsume, take in associated concepts: encompass a broad cross section of the law II (surround) verb be circumjacent, begird, belt, border, bound, cincture, cingere, circle, circuit, circumcludere, circumplecti, circumscribe, compass, corral, edge, encase, encincture, encircle, enclose, enclose on all sides, engird, enring, ensphere, envelop, enwrap, fence in, form a circle round, gird, girdle, hem in, immure, keep in, pen in, ring, shut in, wall in, wrap III index border (bound), circumscribe (surround by boundary), comprehend (include), comprise, consist, constitute (compose), contain (enclose), delimit, demarcate, embrace (encircle), enclose, envelop, hedge, include, incorporate (include)

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  • Encompass — En*com pass, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encompassed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Encompassing}.] To circumscribe or go round so as to surround closely; to encircle; to inclose; to environ; as, a ring encompasses the finger; an army encompasses a city; a voyage… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • encompass — [en kum′pəs, inkum′pəs] vt. 1. to shut in all around; surround; encircle 2. to contain; include 3. to bring about; achieve; contrive [to encompass its destruction] encompassment n …   English World dictionary

  • encompass — 1550s, from EN (Cf. en ) (1) make, put in + COMPASS (Cf. compass). Related: Encompassed; encompasses; encompassing …   Etymology dictionary

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  • encompass — ► VERB 1) surround and have or hold within. 2) include comprehensively …   English terms dictionary

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