circumambulate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To circumambulate (some thing), particularly as an element of a ritual: "Circumambulate the town of a dreamy Sabbath mid-day” ( Herman Melville).
    • To go round about.
    • To walk-around (anything), specially included in a ritual: "Circumambulate the town of a dreamy Sabbath mid-day” ( Herman Melville).
    • To stroll round about.
  • verb:
    • To circumambulate anything in a circle, especially for a ritual purpose.
    • circumambulate something
    • To circumambulate one thing in a circle, particularly for a ritual function.
    • circumambulate some thing
  • others:
    • To go round or about.
    • To go round; sort through.
    • To go round or around.
    • going round; sort through.

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  • Sentence for "circumambulate"
    • During the Hajj, Muslims uniformly circumambulate
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