encompass

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To include within its scope; to circumscribe or go round so as to surround; to enclose; to contain
To include completely; to describe fully or comprehensively

This book on English grammar encompasses all irregular verbs.

To go around, especially, to circumnavigate

Drake encompassed the globe.

To form a circle around; to encircle
to encircle
{v} to shut or hem in, to surround
{f} surround, enclose, hem in, circumscribe
To encompass a place means to completely surround or cover it. The map shows the rest of the western region, encompassing nine states
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"
To circumscribe or go round so as to surround closely; to encircle; to inclose; to environ; as, a ring encompasses the finger; an army encompasses a city; a voyage encompassing the world
If something encompasses particular things, it includes them. His repertoire encompassed everything from Bach to Schoenberg. = embrace
encompassment
{n} the act of shutting in, a circumlocution
encompassed
past of encompass
encompasses
third-person singular of encompass
encompassing
closely encircling; "encompassing mountain ranges"; "the surrounding countryside"
encompassing
present participle of encompass
encompassing
broad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T G Winner; "granted him wide powers"
encompassment
{i} act of encircling, surrounding
encompassment
The act of surrounding, or the state of being surrounded; circumvention
encompassment
including entirely
encompass
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