Examples of encompass in a sentence
The district encompasses most of the downtown area.
a neighborhood encompassed by a highway
Recent Examples of encompass from the web
For the benefit of a national television audience, the University of Hawaii boiled its entire 14-game football season of 2016 down to one all-encompassing game.
A winter storm warning was issued through Saturday afternoon for that area encompassing Southeast Washington and Northeast Oregon with sleet and freezing rain to mix with light snow expected.
Potential Price successors for the 6th District congressional seat, which encompasses north Fulton County and portions of Cobb and DeKalb, include state Sens.
But his novels, which are peopled with both emperors and peasants, encompass an explosive range of sensation and emotion.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency then joined the investigation, which broadened to encompass several other states.
Britain, a nation whose storied history has encompassed the birth of constitutional government, global empire, royal pageantry and heroic defense against fascism, is entering unknown territory.
Here in the hot azure waters off the Spratly and Paracel Islands — which encompass reefs, banks and cays — the United States and China are jockeying for dominance in the Pacific.
While the brand made their name on perfecting the fit of the everyman's trousers, their spring/summer collection demonstrates how all-encompassing the brand has become.
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Origin and Etymology of encompass
First Known Use: 14th century
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Definition of encompass for English Language Learners
: to include (something) as a part
: to cover or surround (an area)
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