full circle


to the original place, source, or state through a cycle of developments (usually used in the phrase come full circle).

Origin of full circle

1875–80, for literal sense
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Related Words for full circle

circuit, cycle, orbit, pass, revolution, go-round

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Historical Examples of full circle

  • When the funnel is formed, this becomes a full-circle and should be wide enough to go around your cooking pot.