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Definitions and Synonyms of encompass | Another word for encompass | What is encompass?

Definition 1: include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory - [verb of stative]

Samples where encompass or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for encompass in the sense of this definition

(encompass is a kind of ...) have as a part, be made up out of

"The list includes the names of many famous writers"

(encompass has a similar meaning as ...) act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression

"This book deals with incest" "The course covered all of Western Civilization" "The new book treats the history of China"

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