Synonyms and Antonyms of encircle
1 to travel completely around communication satellites encircling the earth Synonyms of encircle circle, circuit, circumnavigate, circumvent, compass, girdle, orbit, ring, round Words Related to encircle circumambulate, cross, perambulate, traverse
2 to form a circle around immediately after announcing their engagement, the couple was encircled by their applauding friends Synonyms of encircle circle, compass, embrace, surround, enclose (also inclose), encompass, environ, gird, girdle, ring, wreatheWords Related to encircle circumscribe, close in, cordon (off), fence (in), hem (in), wall; beset, besiege, entrench (also intrench), invest, swarm
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