verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
OTHER WORDS FROM encompassen·com·pass·ment, nounun·en·com·passed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for encompass
While the group started in hip-hop, their music encompassed different genres, Herman said, and incorporated a vision for the world to be a better place.For fans of BTS, the only thing better than the group is each other|Marian Liu|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
For the aspens are alive—they are, in the case of Kebler Pass, a vast encompassing life.
The list of recommendations that can be auto-applied is lengthy — encompassing everything from ads and extensions, bids, keywords and targeting, repairs and new features.Google’s Auto Applied Recommendations catch advertisers, agencies off guard|Ginny Marvin|November 17, 2020|Search Engine Land
Metzger wouldn’t have had a chance in the Republican primary for the 43rd District, which encompassed southern Orange County, Imperial County, and a big chunk of North County from Oceanside and Carlsbad to Escondido and Valley Center.Politics Report: Gloria Goes Business With New Team|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|November 14, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Methodist also expanded its charity care policy to encompass more than 50% of area residents and raised the pay of its lowest-paid employees.
Not literally, but that was the impression I got; the hug was all-encompassing compassion, forgiveness and acceptance.
Heroin users describe the high as a feeling of all-encompassing well being.
Instead, he prefers to avoid that all-encompassing, data-friendly approach and go from the gut.David Simon Says ‘The Wire’ Wouldn’t Survive on TV Today|Alex Suskind|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And that really encapsulates the pure spirit of all Icelanders: an all-encompassing passion that permeates everything they do.
Don meets Joy on a California business trip in Season 2, and they embark on an extremely brief, sunny, all-encompassing affair.Every Woman Don Draper’s Hooked Up With on ‘Mad Men’|Amy Zimmerman|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many a village was recognizable from the encompassing waste only by the sign-board stuck in a mound announcing its name.War in the Garden of Eden|Kermit Roosevelt
The Church might have to resist unto blood in striving against the encompassing sin.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews|Thomas Charles Edwards
Down he sank, slowly and gradually, till he was up to his waist in the relentless and encompassing sands.The Dare Boys in Virginia|Stephen Angus Cox
For already the great silence of the darkness beyond was flowing out to Isaacson, was encompassing him about.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Between the two walls is a ditch, as likewise is another encompassing the outermost wall.Early Travels in Palestine|Arculf et al.