As a verb encompass
is to form a circle around; to encircle.
As a noun seige is
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.