Student Thesaurus

One entry found for encompass.
Entry Word: encompass
Function: verb
Text: 1 to form a circle around <a necklace of sapphire-blue lakes encompasses the town> -- see SURROUND
2 to have as part of a whole <textbooks on American history are now likely to encompass its social history as well as its political and military history> -- see INCLUDE
3 to surround or cover closely <a fog of mystery has long encompassed this fraternal organization, which is known for its secret rituals> -- see ENFOLD 1