to the original place, source, or state through a cycle of developments (usually used in the phrase come full circle).
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How to use full circle in a sentence
That was really what drew me in, and by the end of the process, I felt like I had come full circle in truly understanding why Liz’s story is so relevant to the culture that we find ourselves in today.'We All Have to Create Our Own Universe.' Producer and Artist Zackary Drucker on Telling Nuanced Trans Stories | Suyin Haynes | February 8, 2021 | Time
The recent trade brings LeVert’s NBA journey full circle and gives the Pacers arguably a better fit than Oladipo did with star teammates Malcolm Brogdon and Domantas Sabonis.Pacers’ Caris LeVert has successful surgery to remove cancerous growth; team expects full recovery | Des Bieler | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
Remarkably, Poincaré’s homology brings us full circle back to Euler.
From phone calls to messaging and back to audio—the way we use our phones may be coming full circle.
On a cube, coming full circle produces a path that looks more like a rhombus.
Julio had come full circle and had returned to Cuba as a tourist in his own country.
Remembering Koop brings us full circle to Obama and his surgeon general, a post that has gone unfilled for more than a year.
This full-circle comparative literature process is well represented in modern war writing and recent Arabic fiction.'Fives and Twenty-Fives' Is Fiction Honed in a Combat Zone | Brian Castner | August 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Does it feel like a crazy, full-circle moment for you having wrestled in junior high and high school?Mark Ruffalo Blasts Iraq’s GOP Warmongers, Talks ‘Begin Again’ and ‘Avengers’ | Marlow Stern | June 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Then-RNC Chairman Michael Steele brought the event full circle.
Leech missed nothing; and the world is always coming full circle.Adventures and Enthusiasms | E. V. Lucas
Werner von Orseln, the eldest and gravest of all, glanced round the full circle of his mess.Joan of the Sword Hand | S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
When the funnel is formed, this becomes a full-circle and should be wide enough to go around your cooking pot.The BYU Solar Cooker/Cooler | Steven E. Jones
Bruce Gordon had now managed to make a full circle, back to his beginnings on Mars.Police Your Planet | Lester del Rey
On the other hand, if he circles the other way he makes a full circle and hits the trail and is going just as fast as ever.Hunting Dogs | Oliver Hartley