encircle definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to create a circle around; surround. See Synonyms at surround.
    • To move or bypass entirely; make a circuit of.
    • To form a circle about; to inclose within a circle or band; to encircle
    • to create a circle around; surround. See Synonyms at surround.
    • To move or bypass totally; make a circuit of.
    • to make a circle about; to inclose within a circle or ring; to encircle
    • to create a circle around; surround. See Synonyms at surround.
    • to go or bypass entirely; make a circuit of.
    • to create a circle about; to inclose within a circle or ring; to surround
  • verb:
    • To surround, develop a circle around.
    • form a circle around
    • bind with anything circular or circular
    • To encircle, develop a circle around.
    • form a circle around
    • bind with anything round or circular
    • To encircle, develop a circle around.
    • form a circle around
    • bind with one thing circular or circular
  • others:
    • to make a circle round; inclose or encircle circularly; accept like in a ring or group; gird: as, luminous rings encircle Saturn.
    • To include; surround; environ: since, the army encircled the city.
    • to go about in a circular direction; make the circuit of.
    • To form a circle round; inclose or surround circularly; accept like in a ring or circle; gird: because, luminous rings encircle Saturn.
    • To encompass; surround; environ: because, the military encircled the city.
    • To move about in a circular course; result in the circuit of.
    • to create a circle round; inclose or surround circularly; embrace like in a ring or group; gird: as, luminous rings encircle Saturn.
    • To include; surround; environ: since, the military encircled the city.
    • To move about in a circular course; make the circuit of.

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