Synonyms of encompass in English:


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1‘the ancient monument is encompassed by Hunsbury Country Park’

surround, enclose, ring, encircle, circumscribe, skirt, bound, border, fringe
close in, shut in, fence in, wall in, hedge in, hem in, confine
literary gird, girdle, engird
rare compass, environ

2‘the debates encompassed a vast range of subjects’

cover, embrace, include, incorporate, take in, contain, comprise, involve, deal with
formal comprehend