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
Syms’s art is fully and delightfully multidisciplinary, encompassing sculpture, photography, film, augmented reality, publishing, and performance.
The auction included just about everything but the bar itself, a lengthy list of items that encompassed stylized 1980s posters from the walls, neon beer signs, dishes and the large scrub brushes used to clean out glassware.
Instructional spending encompasses all of the spending on what happens in and around teaching students.
Sánchez, one of two San Diego artists featured in Art San Diego’s Art Labs, says his art is meant to spur an all-encompassing conversation.
That all encompassing, enduring, accepting, near perfect love.
Palos Township, which encompasses all or portions of Bridgeview, Hickory Hills, Orland Park, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Palos Park, Worth, and Willow Springs, has one of the largest Arab populations in the state.
This year’s award recipients encompassed a who’s who of 'sista' power, ranging from an iconic poet to the only Black woman currently serving in the U.S. Senate.
That encompasses everything from Hosmer’s work with Big Brothers Big Sisters to being one of the relative few who can reach all corners of clubhouses often divided between Americans and Spanish speakers.
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Origin and Etymology of encompass
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymscircle, compass, embrace, encircle, enclose (also inclose), surround, environ, gird, girdle, ring, wreathe
Antonymsexclude, leave (out), miss out [British], omit
Related Wordscircumscribe, close in, cordon (off), fence (in), hem (in), wall; beset, besiege, entrench (also intrench), invest, swarm
Near Antonymsban, bar, debar, preclude, prevent, prohibit; deny, refuse, reject; eliminate, except, rule out; lose, mislay, misplace
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