Encircle - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈsɜːrkl|  American pronunciation of the word encircle
Brit.  |ɪnˈsəːk(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word encircle

verb

- form or draw a circle around(syn: circle)

encircle the errors

- bind with something round or circular (syn: gird)

Examples

A crowd of reporters encircled the mayor.

...communication satellites encircling the earth...

The island was encircled by a dusty road.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: encircle
he/she/it: encircles
present participle: encircling
past tense: encircled
past participle: encircled
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