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Synonyms for encompass
ɛnˈkʌm pəsen·com·pass

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. embrace, encompass, comprehend, coververb

    include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory

    "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"

    wrap up, compass, get over, embrace, hug, insure, plow, espouse, enshroud, dig, compensate, breed, shroud, continue, sweep up, treat, hatch, adopt, report, extend, cut across, brood, squeeze, deal, grasp, incubate, underwrite, overcompensate, address, spread over, hide, get the picture, traverse, apprehend, pass over, bosom, comprehend, handle, perceive, overlay, cover, savvy, cross, cut through, grok, get across, cover up, track

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. encompassverb

    surround, environ, compass, gird, engird, encircle, enclose

  2. encompassverb

    invest, beset, besiege, hem in, wall in, lay siege to

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "encompass":

    include, cover, embrace, encompasses, includes, involve, comprise

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  1. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    To the extent that it is possible we will encompass Israel's borders with a security fence and barriers that will allow us to control our borders, we will not allow Israel to be flooded with illegal migrants and terrorists.

  2. William Bruce James II:

    I don't think that they can fully encompass the pain and betrayal that I feel, but by holding me so close in their life, they know that their brother was hurt.

  3. Rafay Baloch:

    Cyber Security is NOT the Military Force, though it may encompass it.

  4. Sam Giles:

    There are over 60,000 species of living jawed vertebrates, and they encompass pretty much everything you can think of [with a backbone] that lives on land or in the sea, but we don't really know what they looked like when they split.

  5. Bakari Sellers:

    The words don't really encompass everything that we've been through.

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  • شملArabic
  • заобикалям, включвам, съдържам, обкръжавам, обхващамBulgarian
  • zahrnovatCzech
  • umfassen, einschließen, abdecken, umgeben, beinhalten, enthalten, umschließenGerman
  • circundar, abarcar, englobar, rodearSpanish
  • käsittää, sisältää, ympäröidäFinnish
  • fevna umFaroese
  • englober, inclure, encercler, comprendre, entourer, renfermerFrench
  • धरनाHindi
  • felastIcelandic
  • comprendere, racchiudere, includere, circondareItalian
  • לְהַקִיףHebrew
  • 包含するJapanese
  • მოცვა, გარშემორტყმა, გარშემოვლება, მოიცავსGeorgian
  • hindirrandin, hewandin, dorpêç kirinKurdish
  • omfatteNorwegian
  • omvatten, bevattenDutch
  • omfattaNorwegian Nynorsk
  • omfatteNorwegian
  • otaczać, otoczyć, obejmowaćPolish
  • abarcar, circundar, compreender, englobar, rodear, conterPortuguese
  • окружи́ть, охва́тывать, включа́ть, заключи́ть, окружа́ть, включи́ть, содержа́ть, заключа́ть, охвати́тьRussian
  • innehålla, inkludera, omfatta, inringaSwedish
  • சூழ்ந்திருக்கிறதுTamil
  • 環繞Chinese

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