Definitions for circularˈsɜr kyə lər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cir•cu•larˈsɜr kyə lər(adj.)

  1. having the form of a circle; round.

  2. of or pertaining to a circle.

  3. moving in or forming a circle or a circuit.

  4. moving or occurring in a cycle or round:

    the circular succession of the seasons.

  5. circuitous; indirect.

  6. involving a vicious circle.

    Category: Philosphy

  7. (of a letter, notice, etc.) intended for general circulation.

  8. (n.)a letter, advertisement, or notice intended for general circulation.

Origin of circular:

1375–1425; late ME < L circulāris=circul(us)circle+-āris -ar1

cir′cu•lar•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway(adj)

    an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

    "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"

  2. round, circular(adj)

    having a circular shape

  3. circular, rotary, orbitual(adj)

    describing a circle; moving in a circle

    "the circular motion of the wheel"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. circular(adjective)ˈsɜr kyə lər

    in the shape of a circle

    a circular path; rugs made in a circular shape

Wiktionary

  1. circular(Noun)

    A printed advertisement, directive, or notice intended for mass distribution; a flyer

  2. circular(Noun)

    In the Administration, a circular letter

  3. circular(Noun)

    A sleeveless cloak, cut in circular form.

  4. circular(Adjective)

    Of or relating to a circle

  5. circular(Adjective)

    in the shape of, or moving in a circle

  6. circular(Adjective)

    circuitous or roundabout

  7. circular(Adjective)

    defining one word in terms of another that is itself defined in terms of the first word

  8. circular(Adjective)

    distributed to a large number of persons

Webster Dictionary

  1. Circular(adj)

    in the form of, or bounded by, a circle; round

  2. Circular(adj)

    repeating itself; ending in itself; reverting to the point of beginning; hence, illogical; inconclusive; as, circular reasoning

  3. Circular(adj)

    adhering to a fixed circle of legends; cyclic; hence, mean; inferior. See Cyclic poets, under Cyclic

  4. Circular(adj)

    addressed to a circle, or to a number of persons having a common interest; circulated, or intended for circulation; as, a circular letter

  5. Circular(adj)

    perfect; complete

  6. Circular(adj)

    a circular letter, or paper, usually printed, copies of which are addressed or given to various persons; as, a business circular

  7. Circular(adj)

    a sleeveless cloak, cut in circular form

Freebase

  1. Circular

    Circular is the second studio album by Spanish singer Vega, released on February 27, 2006 by Universal Music Spain.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'circular' in Adjectives Frequency: #877


Translations for circular

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

circular(adjective)

having the form of a circle

a circular piece of paper.

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