Encompass

Definition of Encompass

En`com´pass
v. t.1.To circumscribe or go round so as to surround closely; to encircle; to inclose; to environ; as, a ring encompasses the finger; an army encompasses a city; a voyage encompassing the world.
[imp. & p. p. Encompassed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Encompassing.]
A question may be encompassed with difficulty.
- C. J. Smith.
The love of all thy sons encompass thee.
- Tennyson.

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