"encompass" Definition

  1. v. t. 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 encompassing the world.

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Position in dictionary: 32823 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t.,
Words that start with "encompass": 4
Words that end with "encompass": 1
Words that contain "encompass": 4
Next words in dictionary: encompassed, encompassing, encompassment, encore, encored, encoring, encorporing, encoubert, encounter, encountered
Previous words in dictionary: encomiums, encomium, encomion, encomiastical, encomiastic, encomiast, encomberment, encomber, encolure, encolor

English Dictionary Definition of encompass

Read all of this dictionary's definitions for the word "encompass" on this page. Also learn the word type, other words that start with, end with or contain this word, the position in the dictionary and the next and previous terms. The historical definitions of the word "encompass" found on this page is taken from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.