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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To surround. Also: To contain or include.

Usage examples (35)
  • Time has its own dimensions, and neither the sun nor the clock can encompass them all.
  • Their service calls encompass an area from Rockford to Clinton, Iowa and Monroe,
  • Note that throughout this entry ˜science™ and cognate terms encompass only the natural sciences.
  • Their titles encompass: Asian American Studies, Asia Studies, Martial Arts, Traditional Chinese for more
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