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What does "Circle" mean?

Definition

(n.) A circular group of persons; a ring (n.) A company assembled, or conceived to assemble, about a central point of interest, or bound by a common tie; a class or division of society; a coterie; a set (n.) A form of argument in which two or more unproved statements are used to prove each other; inconclusive reasoning (n.) A plane figure, bounded by a single curve line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it, called the center (n.) A round body; a sphere; an orb (n.) A series ending where it begins, and repeating itself (n.) A territorial division or district (n.) An instrument of observation, the graduated limb of which consists of an entire circle (n.) Compass; circuit; inclosure (n.) Indirect form of words; circumlocution (n.) The line that bounds such a figure; a circumference; a ring (n.) To encompass, as by a circle; to surround; to inclose; to encircle (n.) To move around; to revolve around (v. i.) To move circularly; to form a circle; to circulate


Synonyms set, round, ring, lot, band, circuit, lap, surround, roundabout, circulate, environ, encircle, rotary, dress circle, traffic circle


Example: "The machine punched out metal circles" Example: "They had excellent seats in the dress circle" Example: "He calculated the circumference of the circle" Example: "The chairs were arranged in a circle" Example: "Circle the globe" Example: "Encircle the errors" Example: "The river encircles the village"


Word Family circled, circles, circling, circular, circularity, circulars, encircle, encircled, encirclement, encirclements, encircles, encircling, semicircle, semicircles, semicircular