HyperDic: encompassing

English > 2 senses of the word encompassing:
ADJECTIVEallencompassing, across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, extensive, panoptic, widebroad in scope or content
allencompassing, surrounding, circumferentclosely encircling
encompassing > pronunciation
Soundsehnkah'mpahsihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > encompassing: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBroad in scope or content.
Synonymsacross-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket, broad, extensive, panoptic, wide
BroadercomprehensiveIncluding all or everything
Spanishamplio, completo, general, global
Catalanampli, complet, general, global
English > encompassing: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningClosely encircling.
Example"encompassing mountain ranges"
Synonymssurrounding, circumferent
BroadercloseAt or within a short / short distance in space or time or having elements near each other
Spanishcircundante, envolvente
Catalancircumdant, envoltant

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