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1. encircle

verb. ['ɛnˈsɝːkəl'] form a circle around.

Synonyms

  • form
  • shape

Antonyms

  • detach
  • uncover
  • disarm

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Rhymes with Encircle

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

How do you pronounce encircle?

Pronounce encircle as ɛnˈsərkəl.

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Sentences with encircle


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Hawaii is well known for its beaches, which encircle the state's five tropical islands.

2. Verb, base form
Wrap each leg with a piece of painter's tape to completely encircle the leg.

Quotes about encircle


1. The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

2. encircle

verb. ['ɛnˈsɝːkəl'] bind with something round or circular.

Synonyms

  • gird
  • hoop

Antonyms

  • unstrap
  • unlash
  • unfasten
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