Synonyms for encompass
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : en-kuhm-puh s|
|Phonetic Transcription : ɛnˈkʌm pəs|
Top 10 synonyms for encompass Other synonyms for the word encompass
Définition of encompassOrigin :
- 1550s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + compass. Related: Encompassed; encompasses; encompassing.
- verb surround, circumscribe
- verb include, contain
- Newbury's delight in her, his tender worship of her, seemed to enwrap and encompass her.
- Extract from : « The Coryston Family » by Mrs. Humphry Ward
- You encompass the earth with one particular spot of it in your eye.
- Extract from : « The Mirror of the Sea » by Joseph Conrad
- But machines could not hope to encompass all the irrationality of Man.
- Extract from : « Mezzerow Loves Company » by Floyd L. Wallace
- Fly, fly, pretty cloud, and encompass yon pavilion with your form.
- Extract from : « Ixion In Heaven » by Benjamin Disraeli
- Let us transform and amplify that power and we encompass—destruction.
- Extract from : « The Best Short Stories of 1917 » by Various
- While a stay remains to her amid the evils that encompass her, she clings to it.
- Extract from : « Characteristics of Women » by Anna Jameson
- Yes; they ride on—the sights, the sounds, the thoughts, encompass them; they are together.
- Extract from : « Browning's Heroines » by Ethel Colburn Mayne
- His will was set and straining with all its tension to encompass him and compel her.
- Extract from : « The Rainbow » by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
- The Indian made a gesture to seaward which seemed to encompass the whole Pacific.
- Extract from : « Under the Redwoods » by Bret Harte
- We had intended to make but one stage of it from Corua, and encompass the bay to Ferrol.
- Extract from : « Northern Spain » by Edgar T. A. Wigram
Antonyms for encompass
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