What does encompassing mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. across-the-board, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive, blanket(a), broad, encompassing, extensive, panoptic, wide(adj)

    broad in scope or content

    "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"

  2. encompassing(a), surrounding(a), circumferent(adj)

    closely encircling

    "encompassing mountain ranges"; "the surrounding countryside"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Encompassing

    of Encompass

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of encompassing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of encompassing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of encompassing in a Sentence

  1. Mike Sullivan:

    If you open the door to conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder, short-term sleep disturbances ... you start encompassing a lot more people.

  2. Melissa Stockwell:

    Those soldiers that go over to protect our freedom, they sacrifice so much to go over but it’s also the loved ones back home, i mean you tell someone thank you for your service but it’s a family affair.You have the caregivers back home, the spouses, the children – it’s an all-encompassing sacrifice.

  3. Julia Salazar:

    I'm glad to see the dangers of monopolistic market power being taken seriously by a leading presidential candidate, gov. Andrew Cuomo and other pro-Amazon politicians need to see the danger of sublimating all facets of our daily lives into a single all-encompassing company, which is clearly Amazon's business model.

  4. Antonio Barroso:

    The pact between the Socialists and Ciudadanos is aimed at tagging the PP and especially Podemos with the blame of potential new elections if they do not abstain to facilitate a Sanchez-led administration, the strategy is to force Podemos to assume the cost of voting alongside the PP, and to accuse incumbent Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of irresponsible behavior for not wanting to support a reasonable, encompassing reformist agreement.

  5. Chris Hallam:

    'Game of Thrones' is a truly epic story encompassing a cast of hundreds of people, several different lands and a complex, fully realized fantasy world, tying up all those multi-faceted plot strands in a way which is both satisfying to the die-hard fan who has not only read but thoroughly scrutinized every paragraph of the books, as well as every scene of the series, while simultaneously proving accessible and entertaining to the casual viewer was never going to be easy. An 'it was all a dream' ending or a fade to black ending as with 'The Sopranos' just won't cut it!

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