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Definitions of circle

  1. To move round in a circle. To circle in, to confine; to keep together. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To move circularly; to form a circle; to circulate. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To move around; to revolve. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To move in a circle. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To move round. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. form a circle around; "encircle the errors" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. travel around something; "circle the globe" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. To move round; to encircle. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. To move round; to encompass; to surround or enclose; to keep together. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. movement once around a course; "he drove an extra lap just for insurance" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. any circular or rotating mechanism; "the machine punched out metal circles" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point; "he calculated the circumference of the circle" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. something approximating the shape of a circle; "the chairs were arranged in a circle" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. The line that bounds such a figure; a circumference; a ring. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. An instrument of observation, the graduated limb of which consists of an entire circle. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A round body; a sphere; an orb. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Compass; circuit; inclosure. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A circular group of persons; a ring. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A series ending where it begins, and repeating itself. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A form of argument in which two or more unproved statements are used to prove each other; inconclusive reasoning. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. Indirect form of words; circumlocution. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A territorial division or district. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. To move around; to revolve around. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. To encompass, as by a circle; to surround; to inclose; to encircle. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. A round body; a plane surface bounded by a single curved line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it, called the center; the closed plane curve bounding such a surface; a number of persons or things united by a common bond; something round, as a group of seats in a theater. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. A continuous curved line of which every point is equally distant from the centre; space inclosed by such line; a ring; company of persons. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. A plane figure bounded by a curved line called the circumference, everywhere equally distant from a point within called the center; also, the circumference. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Anything circular; a ring. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. An association; set; coterie; class. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. A plane figure comprehended by a line, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it, called the centre; a circular line, or anything in that form; a round body; a ring; compass; circuit; a series ending where it begins, and perpetually repeated; a number of persons, or things, or ideas considered as connected or drawn together by some central tie or bond; a complete system; a territorial division; an inconclusive form of argument, in which a proposition is disguisedly employed to prove itself. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  34. A figure contained by a single curved line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it called the centre; a ring; any round body; the compass or circuit of anything or place; a sphere or station in society; a number of persons, as a circle of friends; a series ending where it begins. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for circle

  1. Which way is it you go when you walk in a circle – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  2. No drawing- room circle is complete without one. – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
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