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ENCOMPASS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does encompass mean? 

ENCOMPASS (verb)
  The verb ENCOMPASS has 1 sense:

1. include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory

  Familiarity information: ENCOMPASS used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENCOMPASS (verb)


Sense 1encompass [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

embrace; encompass; comprehend; cover

Context examples:

This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds / this should cover everyone in the group

Hypernyms (to "encompass" is one way to...):

include (have as a part, be made up out of)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


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