Encompassed vs Circumcinct - What's the difference?

encompassed | circumcinct |


As verbs the difference between encompassed and circumcinct

is that encompassed is (encompass) while circumcinct is .

As an adjective circumcinct is

girdled about, encompassed.

encompassed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (encompass)

  • 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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    circumcinct

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • girdled about, encompassed