Examples of encircle in a Sentence
A crowd of reporters encircled the mayor.
communication satellites encircling the earth
Recent Examples of encircle from the Web
Country not party -- Eric Holder (@EricHolder) December 14, 2017 Friends, the president and his far-right supporters in Congress are laying the groundwork to fire Mueller, especially as his investigation encircles the Trump family.
Those of us who cloak ourselves in the mantle of respectability are always surprised when the noose encircles their necks.
The most dramatic of Burnham’s proposed new roads was a 30-mile-long Outer Boulevard that would encircle the city, starting from Market and running above the Embarcadero and past Fisherman’s Wharf.
The red and white stripes of a sideshow tent are resourcefully projected onto encircling white cloth, as are such images as racing stock tickers and onslaughts of corporate logos (designed by Cihan Sahin).
Instead, Reid exited the trail northwest of the aquarium, taking a path to the lowest level of concrete revetment that encircles the beaux arts building.
The highways that encircle the city had become canals.
Darren Aronofsky’s heady horror film mother! begins with a large and beautifully octagonal Victorian country house, encircled on all sides by tall grass and, beyond, by trees.
Turbo shells were transformed into fanciful earrings encircled with gold wire and capped with colorful stones, becoming one of his most renowned designs.
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Origin and Etymology of encircle
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of encircle for Students
- A deep moat encircles the castle.
- The dogs encircled the sheep.
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