Examples of encompass in a sentence
The district encompasses most of the downtown area.
a neighborhood encompassed by a highway
Origin and Etymology of encompass
First Known Use: 14th century
ENCOMPASS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of encompass for English Language Learners
: to include (something) as a part
: to cover or surround (an area)
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