verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for encompassing
The report, encompassing research from March 2011 to November 2013, boasts some truly shocking numbers.By The Numbers: Syria’s Crimes Against Its Children|Nina Strochlic|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The novel moves from the 1990s to 2009, encompassing Hurricane Katrina and the election of President Barack Obama.All About Grandma: Terry McMillan on Her New Novel, ‘Who Asked You?’|Jane Ciabattari|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bush then lumbered him with a vast new bureaucracy now encompassing over 2,000 souls.
August through October 2008 were particularly packed, encompassing 237 pages worth of calls.
Indeed, idleness, for Russell, is a state one reaches by escaping the encompassing world.
The person with whom he was conversing he stood over in an encompassing manner, with an air of proprietorship.Scarlet and Hyssop|E. F. Benson
Only your encompassing eyes peer at me with solemn expostulation out of the shimmering form I conjure up and call my lover.The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance|Paul Elmer More
Clairfait and his Austrians are encompassing Thionville; darkening the North.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
I beheld Miller Gorse sitting impassive, with his encompassing stare, the strongest man of them all.A Far Country, Complete|Winston Churchill
You dont need to, and a most affectionate and all encompassing look went from Alma to Nora.The Girl Scouts at Rocky Ledge|Lilian Garis