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1. circle

noun. ['ˈsɝːkəl'] ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point.

Synonyms

  • circle of curvature
  • arc
  • osculating circle
  • equator
  • epicycle
  • oval
  • ellipse

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success
  • take

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Rhymes with Circle

  • heterocercal
  • sterkel
  • zirkle
  • zirkel
  • turkel
  • terkel
  • pirkle
  • pirkl
  • percle
  • merkle
  • merkel
  • burkle
  • burkel
  • burchell
  • birkel
  • birchall
  • berkel
  • urkel

How do you pronounce circle?

Pronounce circle as ˈsərkəl.

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How to spell circle? Is it circule? Or circul? Common misspellings are:

  • circule
  • circul

Sentences with circle


1. Verb, base form
Moving your body away from the bar helps to generate the necessary speed to circle around it.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Lean your upper body forward as you begin to fall into the circle.

Quotes about circle


1. I don't think anybody should ever take their life for being bullied. But if it wasn't for my family... and my circle of friends, I could definitely see why someone would see it doesn't get any better than this, but it does. Life is so beautiful.
- Khloe Kardashian

2. I don't know if I've ever been in a clique. The older I've gotten, the more I've realized what a true friend really is. So my friendship circle has changed a bit.
- Aimee Teegarden

3. My first experiences of academic friendship made me smile in after years when I looked back on them. But my circle of acquaintances had gradually grown so large that it was only natural new friendships should grow out of it.
- Georg Brandes

2. circle

noun. ['ˈsɝːkəl'] an unofficial association of people or groups.

Synonyms

  • camp
  • Four Hundred
  • social group
  • band
  • confederacy
  • set
  • coterie
  • clique
  • inner circle
  • horsy set
  • pack
  • cohort
  • horsey set
  • company
  • lot
  • party
  • conspiracy
  • ingroup
  • jet set

Antonyms

  • lack
  • young
  • aged
  • good fortune

3. circle

verb. ['ˈsɝːkəl'] travel around something.

Synonyms

  • circle round
  • compass
  • circumambulate
  • revolve around
  • go
  • circumnavigate
  • locomote
  • circle around
  • walk around
  • travel

Antonyms

  • go
  • precede
  • advance
  • rush

4. circle

noun. ['ˈsɝːkəl'] something approximating the shape of a circle.

Synonyms

  • shape

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger

5. circle

verb. ['ˈsɝːkəl'] move in circles.

Synonyms

  • orb
  • circulate
  • go
  • locomote
  • loop
  • orbit
  • travel
  • revolve
  • troll

Antonyms

  • converge
  • enter
  • hop out
  • stand still

6. circle

noun. ['ˈsɝːkəl'] movement once around a course.

Synonyms

  • lap
  • locomotion
  • circuit
  • lap of honour
  • victory lap
  • travel

Antonyms

  • alignment
  • untie
  • detach
  • disarrange

7. circle

noun. ['ˈsɝːkəl'] any circular or rotating mechanism.

Synonyms

  • disk
  • rotating mechanism
  • round

Antonyms

  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize

8. circle

noun. ['ˈsɝːkəl'] street names for flunitrazepan.

Synonyms

  • R-2
  • roach
  • roofy
  • Mexican valium
  • Rohypnol
  • rope
  • forget me drug
  • rophy

Antonyms

  • rise
  • moving
  • unsettled
  • unready

9. circle

noun. ['ˈsɝːkəl'] a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island.

Synonyms

  • road
  • rotary
  • route
  • junction
  • traffic circle

Antonyms

  • soft
  • up
  • unpack
  • empty

10. circle

noun. ['ˈsɝːkəl'] a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra.

Synonyms

  • seating room
  • theater
  • seats
  • seating area
  • dress circle
  • seating
  • theatre

Antonyms

  • blur
  • desynchronise
  • winterize
  • summerize
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