verb (used with object), cir·cum·stanced, cir·cum·stanc·ing.
- to furnish with details.
- to control or guide by circumstances.
Origin of circumstance
SYNONYMS FOR circumstance
Examples from the Web for circumstances
And as he adjusted to this change in circumstances, he screamed at himself a second time: Wait!
Guilt, when dispensed in the circumstances Morris occupied, is the anti-Viagra.
The grim instability of shelter life is hardly a recipe for success under the best of circumstances.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Everything is a different situation, depending on where I find it and what the circumstances are.#Setinthestreet: Your Street Corner Is Their Art Project|James Joiner|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like I said, in spite of or because of my circumstances, I was able to accomplish my dreams.
Owing to circumstances, the eldest lad had to be sent to school at an early age.The Power of Womanhood, or Mothers and Sons|Ellice Hopkins
Give me leave then, dear reader, to place before you the whole of the circumstances.Three Years' War|Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
These circumstances had given extensive notoriety to her name, and drawn largely upon her the observation of both friend and foe.Horse-Shoe Robinson|John Pendleton Kennedy
Indeed, in certain quarters a prejudice against laughing under any circumstances appears to have sprung up.Europe Revised|Irvin S. Cobb
Under all the circumstances the conduct of the troops was admirable.A Virginia Village|Charles A. Stewart
British Dictionary definitions for circumstances
Word Origin for circumstance
Idioms and Phrases with circumstances
see extenuating circumstances; under the circumstances.