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1. encompass

verb. ['ɛnˈkʌmpəs'] include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory.

Synonyms

  • include
  • address
  • cover
  • comprehend
  • embrace
  • plow
  • deal
  • handle

Antonyms

  • right
  • lack
  • forbid
  • disallow

Etymology

  • compass (English)
  • en- (English)
  • en- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Encompass

  • bumpus

How do you pronounce encompass?

Pronounce encompass as ɛnˈkəmpəs.

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Example sentences of the word encompass


1. Verb, base form
This information will encompass the first paragraph of your cover letter.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The views from the air encompass Lake Hartwell and the foothills of the Blue Ridge range.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Sales encompass all transactions wherein title to the goods or merchandise was transferred from the seller to the buyer.

Quotes containing the word encompass


1. There is only one all pervading God. It has only one message - Love all, encompass all and transcend the limits of the selfish gene.
- Amit Ray

2. You are here to evolve and make your consciousness high.You are here to dance, sing and celebrate life. You are here to help others to make their life happy. We are here not to compete, but to learn, evolve and excel. We are not here to make divisions in the name of prophets and religions. We are here to encompass the world with love and light.
- Amit Ray, Nonviolence: The Transforming Power

3. We need to shed our unearthly and nonsocial and idealistic and romantic and uber-spiritual visions of kingdom and get back to what Jesus meant. By kingdom, Jesus means: God's Dream Society on earth, spreading out from the land of Israel to encompass the whole world.
- Scot McKnight, One.Life: Jesus Calls, We Follow

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