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Entry Word: circle
Function: noun
Text: 1 something with a perfectly round circumference <a circle of columns surrounds the memorial to the fallen heroes>
Synonyms ring, round
Related Words circlet; ellipse, loop, oval; ball, globe, orb, sphere
2 a circular strip <a little circle of silver on the rim of the commemorative plate for their 25th wedding anniversary> -- see RING 2
3 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially <got together with her social circle once a week> -- see GANG 2
4 a series of events or actions that repeat themselves regularly and in the same order <with the birth of a child coming so soon after the death of a grandparent, we were once again reminded of the circle of life> -- see CYCLE 1