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
With the officers’ integrity compromised, prosecutors undertook an initial review that encompassed about 280 cases.
The programs that are already set up happen to try to encompass a lot of the systematic knowledge about computation and about the world that our civilization has accumulated.
Today, the census tract that encompasses Kennedy-King — and some surrounding areas from the Old Northside and Herron-Morton — shows a population that is slightly more white than black, with a growing Hispanic population.
The town is negotiating with the two owners of the acreage on Broadway that formerly encompassed the Y&W Drive-In.
The Cambridge Analytica scandal has come to encompass nearly all of Facebook’s flaws.
An hour Uber to the south of the city will drop you at Xochimilco, the labyrinthine network of waterways and canals that used to encompass the entire Valley of Mexico, during the reign of the Aztec Empire.
That’s a period of time that encompasses the rise of hockey.
Our entire footprint that encompasses all of the ancillary venues, the main hotels, and the stadium, fits in one parking lot at Cowboys Stadium.
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Origin and Etymology of encompass
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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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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