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Synonyms for encompass
ɛnˈkʌm pəsen·com·pass

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. encompassverb

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

  2. encompassverb

    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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  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. 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.

  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. Matt Eberflus:

    And we want to bring that same style here, to encompass what we’re doing, in terms of hitting, taking the ball away, playing with maximum intensity and being smart about how we do it.

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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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