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compassed

verb , past tense of compass

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1 to carry through (as a process) to completion
  • attempting more than his modest abilities could compass
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2 to travel completely around
  • the great age of exploration, when ships of sail compassed the earth
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3 to engage in a secret plan to accomplish evil or unlawful ends
  • the rebels are compassing the assassination of the king
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4 to form a circle around
  • a mysterious isle, compassed by treacherous seas
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5 to have a clear idea of
  • the concept that the earth is billions of years old is one that the average mind struggles to compass
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