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Synonyms for circle
ˈsɜr kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. circle(noun)

    ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point

    "he calculated the circumference of the circle"

    Synonyms:
    band, set, lot, lap, forget me drug, rophy, roach, roundabout, rotary, dress circle, circuit, traffic circle, rope, roofy, round

  2. set, circle, band, lot(noun)

    an unofficial association of people or groups

    "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"

    Synonyms:
    rotary, fortune, banding, pot, roach, mint, fate, band, stripe, lot, stria, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, good deal, roundabout, muckle, isthmus, pile, traffic circle, roofy, stack, striation, mountain, rophy, destiny, plenty, round, solidifying, peck, circuit, exercise set, deal, portion, hardening, curing, caboodle, sight, flock, hatful, mickle, dance orchestra, slew, wad, heap, luck, great deal, mess, rope, bunch, mass, circumstances, solidification, draw, spate, readiness, tidy sum, set, ring, forget me drug, dress circle, stage set, bent, dance band, lap

  3. circle(noun)

    something approximating the shape of a circle

    "the chairs were arranged in a circle"

    Synonyms:
    band, set, lot, lap, forget me drug, rophy, roach, roundabout, rotary, dress circle, circuit, traffic circle, rope, roofy, round

  4. lap, circle, circuit(noun)

    movement once around a course

    "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"

    Synonyms:
    lap, rotary, lot, roofy, set, dress circle, racing circuit, rophy, tour, roach, electrical circuit, rope, overlap, circumference, electric circuit, lap covering, roundabout, band, lick, circuit, forget me drug, traffic circle, round

  5. traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundabout(noun)

    a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

    "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"

    Synonyms:
    lap, rotary, lot, roofy, set, dress circle, rotary converter, rophy, roach, round, carousel, synchronous converter, whirligig, roundabout, band, circuit, rope, forget me drug, traffic circle, merry-go-round, carrousel

  6. R-2, Mexican valium, rophy, rope, roofy, roach, forget me drug, circle(noun)

    street names for flunitrazepan

    Synonyms:
    lap, rotary, lot, roofy, cockroach, set, dress circle, rophy, roach, rope, roundabout, band, circuit, forget me drug, traffic circle, round

  7. circle, dress circle(noun)

    a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra

    "they had excellent seats in the dress circle"

    Synonyms:
    band, set, lot, lap, forget me drug, rophy, roach, roundabout, rotary, dress circle, circuit, traffic circle, rope, roofy, round

  8. circle, round(verb)

    any circular or rotating mechanism

    "the machine punched out metal circles"

    Synonyms:
    turn, rotary, lot, roofy, round of drinks, beat, set, dress circle, rophy, unit of ammunition, roach, daily round, round, troll, rung, lap, rhythm, one shot, round of golf, cycle, roundabout, band, circuit, rope, forget me drug, traffic circle, bout, stave

  9. circle(verb)

    travel around something

    "circle the globe"

    Synonyms:
    circulate, encircle

  10. circle, circulate(verb)

    move in circles

    Synonyms:
    pass on, circularise, pass around, disseminate, spread, diffuse, go around, broadcast, mobilise, circularize, encircle, mobilize, propagate, circulate, disperse, distribute

  11. encircle, circle(verb)

    form a circle around

    "encircle the errors"

    Synonyms:
    circulate, gird, encircle

Wiktionary

  1. circle(noun)

    Synonyms:
    orbit, disk, disc, ring, coil, arc, loop, curve, round

  2. circle(noun)

    To travel around along a curved path.

    The set of all points (x, y) such that \uE00025290 is a circle of radius r around the point (1, 0).

    Synonyms:
    orbit, curve, loop, round, coil, arc, ring, disc, disk

  3. circle(noun)

    To surround.

    Synonyms:
    loop, arc, coil, disk, ring, round, disc, orbit, curve

  4. circle(noun)

    To place or mark a circle around.

    Circle the jobs that you are interested in applying for.

    Synonyms:
    ring, orbit, loop, coil, disc, arc, disk, curve, round

  5. circle(noun)

    To travel in circles.

    Vultures circled overhead.

    Synonyms:
    ring, disc, round, loop, disk, coil, orbit, curve, arc

  6. circle(noun)

    Orbit.

    Synonyms:
    round, orbit, coil, disk, loop, arc, ring, disc, curve

  7. circle(noun)

    A specific group of persons.

    Synonyms:
    curve, ring, round, orbit, disc, disk, loop, arc, coil

  8. circle(noun)

    A line comprising two semicircles of 30 yards radius centred on the wickets joined by straight lines parallel to the pitch used to enforce field restrictions in a one-day match.

    Synonyms:
    loop, ring, disk, curve, orbit, coil, arc, disc, round

  9. circle(noun)

    A ritual circle that is casted three times deosil and closes three times widdershins either in the air with a wand or literally with stones or other itmes used for worship

    Synonyms:
    orbit, loop, curve, arc, disk, coil, disc, ring, round

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. circle

    A class is a number or body of persons or objects having common pursuits, purposes, attributes, or characteristics. A caste is hereditary; a class may be independent of lineage or descent; membership in a caste is supposed to be for life; membership in a class may be very transient; a religious and ceremonial sacredness attaches to the caste, as not to the class. The rich and the poor form separate classes; yet individuals are constantly passing from each to the other; the classes in a college remain the same, but their membership changes every year. We speak of rank among hereditary nobility or military officers; of various orders of the priesthood; by accommodation, we may refer in a general way to the higher ranks, the lower orders of any society. Grade implies some regular scale of valuation, and some inherent qualities for which a person or thing is placed higher or lower in the scale; as, the coarser and finer grades of wool; a man of an inferior grade. A coterie is a small company of persons of similar tastes, who meet frequently in an informal way, rather for social enjoyment than for any serious purpose. Clique has always an unfavorable meaning. A clique is always fractional, implying some greater gathering of which it is a part; the association breaks up into cliques. Persons unite in a coterie through simple liking for one another; they withdraw into a clique largely through aversion to outsiders. A set, while exclusive, is more extensive than a clique, and chiefly of persons who are united by common social station, etc. Circle is similar in meaning to set, but of wider application; we speak of scientific and religious as well as of social circles.

    Synonyms:
    association, caste, clan, class, clique, club, company, coterie, grade, order, rank, set

    Preposition:
    A class of merchants; the senior class at (sometimes of) Harvard; the classes in college.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. circle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    round, plane figure

  2. circle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    circumference, periphery, ring

  3. circle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    orb, sphere, globe, ball

  4. circle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    returning series

  5. circle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    compass, enclosure

  6. circle(n.)

    Synonyms:
    company, society, class, fraternity, COTERIE, CLIQUE, set

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. circle(n)

    Synonyms:
    ring, circumference, periphery, circuit, clique, coterie, set, class, annulation, annulus

  2. circle(v)

    Synonyms:
    encircle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cercle, cycle, ring, circles, spiral, revolving, swirl, club, loop, encircle

How to pronounce circle?

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How to say circle in sign language?

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How to use circle in a sentence?

  1. Sonja Morgan:

    What Luann does well are those Broadway hits and here she has come full circle, i have really been inspired by her. She is making the changes and not blaming other people, and I think her family is very proud of her. In fact, I know they are.

  2. Fernandez Diaz:

    Mr Rato came to the ministry to talk to me about a well-founded concern affecting his personal security, he told me of his particular concern about the serious threats and insults that both he and people in his close circle were receiving, (about) situations in which he was being assaulted and verbally rebuked as well as reiterated threats received through other channels, particularly social networks.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A person who lacks own oratory skill but has got clout in the political circle can still be easily hired as a trainer by the top institution or corporate organization to teach the communication skill to the people.

  4. Bill Watt:

    We’re not building enough housing already, why not just pause for a little while, focus on the affordability and housing issues, then circle back?

  5. Matthew Arnold:

    Whoever sets himself to see things as they are will find himself one of a very small circle but it is only by this small circle resolutely doing its own work that adequate ideas will ever get current at all.


Translations for circle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • دائرة, حلقةArabic
  • акружнасць, кругBelarusian
  • кръжец, кръг, окръжност, орбита, обикалям, заобикалям, кръжаBulgarian
  • বৃত্তBengali
  • སྒོར་སྒོར, སྒོར་དབྱིབསTibetan Standard
  • kelc'hBreton
  • òrbita, cercle, discCatalan, Valencian
  • kruh, kružnice, kroužitCzech
  • cylchWelsh
  • cirkel, kredsløb, kreds, omkredse, sætte ring omDanish
  • Kreis, Zirkel, umkreisen, einkreisen, kreisenGerman
  • καμπύλη, τροχιά, σφαίρα, κύκλοςGreek
  • cirklo, rondoEsperanto
  • órbita, círculo, curva, grupo, esfera, [[moverse]] [[en]] [[círculo]], rodear, circularSpanish
  • ringEstonian
  • zirkuluBasque
  • دایره, مندلPersian
  • ympyrä, rata, piiri, kaari, ympyröidä, ympäröidä, kiertääFinnish
  • cercle, disque, encercler, entourer, cerclerFrench
  • ciorcal, ciorclaighIrish
  • cearcall, cuarsgag, buail, ràth, cruinne, cuairt, còmhlan, cuairtichScottish Gaelic
  • círculoGalician
  • kiarkylManx
  • כדור, חוג, עיגול, דיסקה, מעגל, מסלול, סיבוב, הסתובב, סב, הקיף, הקיף בעיגולHebrew
  • वृत्त, चक्रHindi
  • sèk, ansèkleHaitian Creole
  • gömb, körlap, kör, köröz, bekarikáz, körülvesz, kHungarian
  • կլորակ, շրջան, շրջապատ, շրջանագիծ, ուղեծիրArmenian
  • lingkaranIndonesian
  • cirkloIdo
  • hringurIcelandic
  • cenacolo, circolo, gruppo, sfera, disco, associazione, curva, congrega, orbita, cerchio, cerchiare, ruotare, circondare, roteareItalian
  • המעגלHebrew
  • 円, 丸, 円形, サークル, 回る, 回転する, 周遊するJapanese
  • წრე, ორბიტი, მრუდე ხაზიGeorgian
  • វង់មូល, មណ្ឌលKhmer
  • Korean
  • circus, circulus, corona, orbis, circleLatin
  • KreesLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • apskritimasLithuanian
  • riņķisLatvian
  • porotītiti, porotiti, porowhitaMāori
  • кругMacedonian
  • വൃത്തം, ഭ്രമണ പഥം, വട്ടംMalayalam
  • дугуйMongolian
  • गोलMarathi
  • bulatanMalay
  • ċirkuMaltese
  • baan, kring, cirkel, groep, omcirkelen, cirkelenDutch
  • sirkelNorwegian
  • ବୃତ୍ତOriya
  • koło, krąg, kula, okrąg, okrążyć, zakreślić, obchodzić, kołować, okrążać, objeżdżać, krążyćPolish
  • círculo, disco, circular, circundar, cercarPortuguese
  • diyosuun, muyuyQuechua
  • rudè, rudiRomansh
  • cercRomanian
  • круг, окружность, орбита, диск, кружок, кружить, окружать, окружить, кружитьсяRussian
  • मण्डल, वर्तुल, चक्रSanskrit
  • chilciu, círculu, tzírculuSardinian
  • круг, krug, кружница, kružnicaSerbo-Croatian
  • kruh, kružnica, zakrúžkovať, krúžiťSlovak
  • krožnica, krogSlovene
  • rrethAlbanian
  • cirkel, ring, krets, cirkelskiva, inringa, omge, cirkla, ringa in, kretsaSwedish
  • வட்டம்Tamil
  • వృత్తము, కక్ష్య, చుట్టివచ్చుట, చుట్టుముట్టుTelugu
  • แหวน, ดวง, วงกลม, ทางโค้งThai
  • bilogTagalog
  • daireTurkish
  • коло, окружність, кругUkrainian
  • دائرہUrdu
  • doira, aylanaUzbek
  • vòng tròn, đường trònVietnamese
  • cekeWalloon
  • קרייַזYiddish
  • Chinese

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