encompass definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to create a circle or ring-around; surround. See Synonyms at surround.
    • To enclose; envelop.
    • To represent or integrate: a survey that encompassed an array of participants.
    • To accomplish; achieve.
    • To circumscribe or get round to be able to encircle closely; to encircle; to inclose; to environ
    • to create a circle or ring-around; surround. See Synonyms at surround.
    • To enclose; envelop.
    • To constitute or add: a study that encompassed a wide range of members.
    • to complete; achieve.
    • To circumscribe or get round in order to encircle closely; to encircle; to inclose; to environ
    • to create a circle or ring around; surround. See Synonyms at surround.
    • To enclose; envelop.
    • To constitute or feature: a study that encompassed an array of participants.
    • To accomplish; attain.
    • To circumscribe or get round in order to surround closely; to encircle; to inclose; to environ
  • verb:
    • to make a circle around; to encircle.
    • To include within its range; to circumscribe or go round so as to surround; to enclose; to include.
    • to add completely; to explain totally or comprehensively.
    • going around, especially, to circumnavigate.
    • to create a circle around; to encircle.
    • to incorporate within its range; to circumscribe or go round so as to surround; to enclose; to consist of.
    • include in scope; integrate included in something wider; have together's world or area
    • To include entirely; to describe fully or comprehensively.
    • To go around, particularly, to circumnavigate.
    • include in range; consist of within something broader; have together's world or area
    • to make a circle around; to encircle.
    • To include within its range; to circumscribe or get round in order to surround; to enclose; to include.
    • To include completely; to describe totally or comprehensively.
    • To go around, especially, to circumnavigate.
    • include in range; include included in anything wider; have together's world or territory
  • others:
    • to make a circle about; encircle.
    • To environ; inclose; surround; shut in: as, the besieging army encompassed Jerusalem.
    • To go or sail round: because, Drake encompassed the planet.
    • to find yourself in your toils; get round; gain energy over.
    • To compass or result in; accomplish.
    • Synonyms To gird, invest, hem in, shut-up.
    • To form a circle about; encircle.
    • To environ; inclose; surround; shut-in: as, the besieging military encompassed Jerusalem.
    • going or sail round: since, Drake encompassed the world.
    • to get involved with your toils; get round; gain power over.
    • To compass or cause; accomplish.
    • Synonyms To gird, invest, hem in, shut-up.
    • to make a circle about; encircle.
    • To environ; inclose; surround; shut-in: as, the besieging military encompassed Jerusalem.
    • To go or sail round: as, Drake encompassed the globe.
    • To get into one's toils; get round; gain power over.
    • To compass or bring about; accomplish.
    • Synonyms To gird, spend, hem in, shut up.

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