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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 for "encompass":

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

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How to use encompass in a sentence?

  1. Rafay Baloch:

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

  2. White House:

    Text messages between FBI officials Peter Strzok andLisa Pagein 2016 that were obtained by Fox News on Tuesday refer to then-candidate Donald Trump as a ‘loathsome human’ and ‘an idiot.’ More than 10,000 texts between Strzok and Page were being reviewed by the Justice Department after Strzok was removed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe after it was revealed that some of them contained anti-Trump content. The messages were sent during the 2016 campaign and contain discussions about various candidates. … House Intelligence Committee investigators have long regarded Strzok as a key figure in the chain of events that began when the bureau, in 2016, received the infamous anti-Trump ‘dossier’ and launched a counterintelligence investigation into Russian meddling in the election that ultimately came to encompass FISA surveillance of a Trump campaign associate.

  3. 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.

  4. Bakari Sellers:

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

  5. 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.

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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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