HyperDic: encircle

English > 2 senses of the word encircle:
VERBcontactencircle, circleform a circle around
contactencircle, girdbind with something round or circular
encircle > pronunciation
Soundsehnser'kahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > encircle: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningform a circle around.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"encircle the errors"
Synonymcircle
Broadershape, formGive shape or form to
Spanishcircular, rodear
Nounsencirclementa war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy / enemy
English > encircle: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningBind with something round or circular.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymgird
NarrowerhoopBind or fasten with a hoop
Broaderbindmake fast
Spanishcercar, circundar, rodear
Catalancircumdar, encerclar, envoltar

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