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encircle

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  • verbcircumscribe
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Synonyms for encircle

verb circumscribe
  • enclose
  • encompass
  • envelop
  • hem in
  • surround
  • band
  • circle
  • circuit
  • compass
  • cover
  • enfold
  • environ
  • girdle
  • inclose
  • invest
  • ring
  • wreathe
  • begird
  • cincture
  • enring
  • gird in
  • halo

Antonyms for encircle

  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • unloose
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to encircle

begird

verb. surround
  • band
  • belt
  • beset
  • bind
  • circle
  • encircle
  • enclose
  • encompass
  • engirdle
  • envelop
  • environ
  • gird
  • girdle
  • hem
  • hem in
  • ring

beset

verb. plague; hem in

besetting

verb. plague; hem in

besiege

verb. surround; assault

border

verb. bound on; be on the edge

bordered

verb. bound on; be on the edge
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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