Encompass vs Bego - What's the difference?

encompass | bego |


As verbs the difference between encompass and bego

is that encompass is to form a circle around; to encircle while bego is (archaic) to go about; encompass; surround; beset, surround with hostile intent; to overrun.

As a noun bego is

that which besets, surrounds, compasses, or affects; situation; circumstance.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

encompass

English

Verb

(es)
  • To form a circle around; to encircle.
  • To include within its scope; to circumscribe or go round so as to surround; to enclose; to contain.
  • To include completely; to describe fully or comprehensively.
  • This book on English grammar encompasses all irregular verbs.
  • To go around, especially, to circumnavigate.
  • Drake encompassed the globe.

    Synonyms

    * comprehend * embrace * include

    References

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    bego

    English

    Verb

  • (archaic) To go about; encompass; surround; beset, surround with hostile intent; to overrun.
  • *1485 , Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur , Book V:
  • *:Thy prysemen ar sore begone and put undir, for they ar oversette with Sarazens mo than fyve hondred.
  • *1892 , Albany Law Journal - Volumes 44-45 - Page 166:
  • False love, I bego', I ' bego . Ere something still worse come down.
  • *1902 , Carolyn Wells, Abeniki Caldwell: A Burlesque Historical Novel - Page 178 :
  • He bewent speedily, and as he vanished I heard him again calling, " Not she, not she ! Ha, ha ! "
  • *2013 , Ambrose Bierce, Delphi Complete Works of Ambrose Bierce :
  • They bewent , asmirking, And I, awakening, fell straight aworking.
  • (obsolete) To clothe, dress.
  • To affect, usually as a good or bad influence, or as a circumstance.
  • :He was woe begone .
  • Noun

    (begoes)
  • That which besets, surrounds, compasses, or affects; situation; circumstance.
  • *2011 , Loretto Gubernatis, Dimitrius and the Gladiolas :
  • “As I was passing by a vineyard on the Earth where some of mankind were taking their lunch, I heard them complaining and grumbling about these things they called 'ants'. Oh the woes and begoes of mankind,” smiled the good lord.