Covered vs Encompass - What's the difference?

covered | encompass |


As verbs the difference between covered and encompass

is that covered is (cover) while encompass is to form a circle around; to encircle.

As an adjective covered

is overlaid with or enclosed within something.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

covered

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Overlaid with or enclosed within something.
  • (figuratively) prepared for, or dealt with some matter
  • :I think that we have covered everything that was on the agenda
  • :With my insurance, I am covered for earthquake damage also
  • :(poker) Having more money available for betting than another player.
  • :: John has $100 on the table, while Jill only has $75. John has Jill covered .
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * uncovered

    Verb

    (head)
  • (cover)
  • Statistics

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    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

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