As verbs the difference between encompass and exclude
is that encompass
is to form a circle around; to encircle while exclude
is to bar (someone) from entering; to keep out.
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.
To go around, especially, to circumnavigate.
- This book on English grammar encompasses all irregular verbs.
- Drake encompassed the globe.
To bar (someone) from entering; to keep out.
To expel; to put out.
(legal, of evidence) To refuse to accept as valid.
(medicine) To eliminate from diagnostic consideration.
- to exclude young animals from the womb or from eggs