HyperDic: encompass

English > 1 sense of the word encompass:
VERBstativeencompass, embrace, comprehend, coverinclude in scope
encompass > pronunciation
Soundsehnkah'mpahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > encompass: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
MeaningInclude in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"
Synonymsembrace, comprehend, cover
BroaderincludeHave as a part, be made up out of
Similar tocover, treat, handle, plow, deal, addressAct on verbally or in some form of artistic expression
Spanishabarcar, circundar, comprender, cubrir, englobar
Catalancobrir, comprendre, englobar, incloure
Nounsencompassmentincluding entirely / entirely

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