verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM encompassen·com·pass·ment, nounun·en·com·passed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for encompass
The Adirondacks encompass a huge park of 6 million acres, as large as the state of Vermont, according to the Adirondack Council, a nonprofit group supporting the park’s ecological health.
Coronaviruses encompass a broad class of bugs which can include everything from some types of the common cold to SARS and MERS.We don’t know enough about COVID antibodies to count on them|Sy Mukherjee|October 28, 2020|Fortune
Currently, school board candidates are required to run citywide – rather in their small “sub-districts,” which only encompass smaller portions of the city – in the general election.Teachers Union Is the Only Big Spender in San Diego Unified School Board Races|Will Huntsberry|October 26, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Investment disclosures encompass stocks bought or sold the year prior.Bry Might Recuse Herself From Future Franchise Fee Decisions|Andrew Keatts and MacKenzie Elmer|October 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The Neural Filters work on Adobe’s Sensei platform, which encompasses its machine learning technology.Photoshop’s Neural Filters can alter people’s expressions in convincing—and nightmarish—ways|Stan Horaczek|October 22, 2020|Popular Science
They encompassed diversity of many kinds, sex-worker rights, and labor rights.Organic, Fair-Trade Porn: On the Hunt for Ethical Smut|Rachel Kramer Bussel|April 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They had a unified vision of conspiracy that encompassed Jews, blacks, Zionist bankers, greedy plutocrats, and Bolsheviks.Soviet Communism’s Collapse Left America’s Far Right Without a Real Foe|Lee Siegel|April 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Last year, the event encompassed around 700 stores in 12 major cities around the globe.
The exceptions carved out by the court “encompassed our entire agenda.”
That critical number—the biggest pool of youngish, single men—encompassed 60% of the weighting.
Encompassed by danger though he knew that they now must be, Peter found himself possessed by one thought and one thought only.The Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim
The peasants had encompassed all the footways, though they were mostly of a mind that the Earl had made off to his ships.
The path practically encompassed ten acres, so that it 178 made quite a respectable stroll.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
Five and thirty winters had been encompassed since his fall, and five and thirty years had he lived in the world.
Jericho is a plain encompassed by a mountainous district, which slopes towards it somewhat in the manner of a theatre.