verb (used with object)
Related formsen·com·pass·ment, nounun·en·com·passed, adjective
Examples from the Web for encompass
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Cormac McCarthy once said that a novel can “encompass all the various disciplines and interests of humanity.”
The book is, unsurprisingly, a satire—no other genre could encompass two such divergent topics.3 Must Reads: ‘Kayak Morning,’ ‘Mr. g,’ and ‘Alex Gilvarry’|Hillary Kelly, Mythili Rao, Jacob Silverman|February 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Third, a just peace includes not only civil and political rights -- it must encompass economic security and opportunity.
It means to them, pitifully enough, a respectability they have never been quite able to encompass.How To Write Special Feature Articles|Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
The vast height of the savage rocks which encompass it, deprived great part of it, even on this day, of the meridian sun.
Acting on the advice of mankind, the birds invoked her aid to encompass the return of the peacock from the Blue Realm.Folk-Tales of the Khasis|K. U. Rafy
The Germans had fully resolved upon it, they had the men and guns to encompass it, their long-perfected plans depended upon it.Generals of the British Army|Francis Dodd
Elect him, and encompass him with care and with homage; for in him exists the future and the entire race.The Quest|Frederik van Eeden