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encompass(Include), verb adscribere, complecti, comprise, consist of, contain, continere, cover, embrace, hold, incorporate, span, subsume, take in
Associated concepts: encompass a broad cross section of the law
encompass(Surround), verb be circumjacent, begird, belt, border, bound, cincture, cingere, circle, circuit, circumplecti, circumscribe, compass, corral, edge, encase, encincture, encircle, enclose, enclose on all sides, engird, enring, ensphere, envelop, enwrap, fence in, form a circle round, gird, girdle, hem in, immure, keep in, pen in, ring, shut in, wall in, wrap
See also: border, bound, circumscribe, compose, comprehend, comprise, consist, constitute, contain, delimit, demarcate, embrace, enclose, envelop, hedge, include, incorporate