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See definition of encircled on Dictionary.com
  • as inbounded
  • as inframed
  • as inrestricted

synonyms for encircled

  • belted
  • bordered
  • surrounded
  • circumscribed
  • compassed
  • defined
  • delimited
  • edged
  • enclosed
  • encompassed
  • enveloped
  • fenced
  • flanked
  • fringed
  • girdled
  • hedged
  • hog-tied
  • restricted
  • rimmed
  • ringed
  • walled
  • boundaried
  • contiguous
  • definite
  • determinate
  • finite
  • limitary

antonyms for encircled

MOST RELEVANT
  • free
  • loose
  • unbounded
  • unconfined
  • unlimited
    • free
    • unbounded
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    How to use encircled in a sentence

    The building’s east side had been cleared of all protesters and encircled in barricades.
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    These currents, which stretch from the eastern seaboard across to southern Europe and northern Africa, encircle a region known as the Sargasso Sea.
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    This is likely because the cookies are in a soft container, so they’re not as easily jostled, and the baggies can be thoroughly encircled with bubble wrap.
    THE BEST WAYS TO SEND HOLIDAY COOKIES IN THE MAILMEGHAN MCCARRONNOVEMBER 30, 2020EATER
    Theories of solar system formation predict that most planets are born in a disk of gas and dust that encircles a young star.
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    Further, booms — floating curtains made of plastic or other materials that serve as barriers to contain oil — could be used to encircle the vessel before it sinks, he said.
    A STRANDED OIL TANKER AT RISK OF SPILLING IN THE CARIBBEAN LOOKS TO BE SAFE — FOR NOWJARIEL ARVINOCTOBER 22, 2020VOX
    It was encircled by a ditch, but the drawbridge was down, and the rust on its chains argued that long had it been so.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    In the outer part of the garden, especially towards the north-west, a thick border of trees encircled it, as with a frame.
    SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
    With her all-powerful and elastic muscles she encircled and oppressed her mount, clawing with two great talons at his breast.
    CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
    He was not of the Allied Patrol nor of any branch of the police force that encircled the world in its operations.
    ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
    In the center of the encircled valley a lake shimmered blue as the sky, and about that lake was a city.
    VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
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    WORDS RELATED TO ENCIRCLED

    • belted
    • bordered
    • boundaried
    • circumscribed
    • compassed
    • contiguous
    • defined
    • definite
    • delimited
    • determinate
    • edged
    • encircled
    • enclosed
    • encompassed
    • enveloped
    • fenced
    • finite
    • flanked
    • fringed
    • girdled
    • hedged
    • hog-tied
    • limitary
    • restricted
    • rimmed
    • ringed
    • surrounded
    • walled
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.