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Synonyms for encompass
ɛnˈkʌm pəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. embrace, encompass, comprehend, cover(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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 Synonymes

  1. encompass(v. a.)

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

  2. encompass(v. a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce encompass?

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Veena
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Indian

How to say encompass in sign language?

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How to use encompass in a sentence?

  1. Walt Whitman:

    My final merit I refuse you, I refuse putting from me what I really am, Encompass worlds but never try to encompass me, I crowd your sleekest and best by simply looking toward you. Writing and talk do not prove me, I carry the plenum of proof in my face, With the hush of my lips I wholly confound the skeptic.

  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. 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.

  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. Rafay Baloch:

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


Translations for encompass

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  • شملArabic
  • съдържам, обхващам, обкръжавам, включвам, заобикалямBulgarian
  • zahrnovatCzech
  • umfassen, umschließen, enthalten, beinhalten, umgeben, abdecken, einschließenGerman
  • circundar, abarcar, englobar, rodearSpanish
  • sisältää, ympäröidä, käsittääFinnish
  • fevna umFaroese
  • renfermer, englober, entourer, comprendre, inclure, encerclerFrench
  • धरनाHindi
  • felastIcelandic
  • racchiudere, comprendere, circondare, includereItalian
  • לְהַקִיףHebrew
  • 包含するJapanese
  • მოცვა, გარშემოვლება, გარშემორტყმა, მოიცავსGeorgian
  • dorpêç kirin, hindirrandin, hewandinKurdish
  • omfatteNorwegian
  • omvatten, bevattenDutch
  • omfattaNorwegian Nynorsk
  • omfatteNorwegian
  • otaczać, otoczyć, obejmowaćPolish
  • englobar, conter, rodear, circundar, abarcar, compreenderPortuguese
  • заключи́ть, окружи́ть, включа́ть, включи́ть, содержа́ть, охва́тывать, охвати́ть, заключа́ть, окружа́тьRussian
  • innehålla, inringa, omfatta, inkluderaSwedish
  • சூழ்ந்திருக்கிறதுTamil
  • 環繞Chinese

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