Encircle synonyms and antonyms

ĕn-sûr'kəl

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To shut in all around; hem in; fence in; surround
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Loop is defined as to form in a way that two sides fold on each other with an opening in the middle.
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To enclose; envelop:
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To kill or stunt a tree by removing or inverting a ring of bark.
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To wind about; to encircle.
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To move in a circle.
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To be present on all or nearly all sides of; encircle
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To encircle; surround:
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(Euphemistic) To dismiss from employment.
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To set free from or as if from restraints.
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Extending all around; surrounding
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Sir Thomas Browne
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(Neuroanatomy) a part of or located in the peripheral nervous system
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(Slang) To sing in a loud and forceful manner:
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To sail or fly around (the earth, an island, etc.)
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To surround with or as with a wall or trench
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To enclose protectively.
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To fold something around; to envelop
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Fence means to use bladed weapons for sport or fighting.
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To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
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To beset is to harass or have trouble on an ongoing basis from multiple sources or from all sides.
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Gird is defined as to tighten or enclose with a band or belt.
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(Games) To toss a ring over (a peg), as in horseshoes.
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To hide or protect oneself, as if behind a hedge
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: To surround something or someone in a confining way.
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To become open
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To encircle with or as if with a band.
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The definition of band means to gather or tie together.
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To gird; encompass.
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(Geom.) To draw a plane figure around (another plane figure) either to intersect each vertex of the inner figure, as a circle around a square, or to have each side of the outer figure tangent to the inner figure, as a square around a circle
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To contain is defined as to serve as a vessel or holder for something, to be made up of different things or the act of restraining yourself or your emotions.
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To surround or enclose:
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More generally, to pierce (something) with any long, pointed object.
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To revolve around (a center of attraction):
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To form a wreathlike shape around something
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Zone is defined as to mark off or divide an area for a certain purpose.
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Find another word for encircle. In this page you can discover 48 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for encircle, like: enclose, loop, encompass, girdle, engulf, straddle, enwind, circle, surround, environ and let-go.