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What does the word circle mean? Find synonyms, antonyms and the meaning of the word circle in our free online dictionary! Find words starting with circle and anagrams of circle.

Definitions of "circle"

  • A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center. noun
  • A planar region bounded by a circle. noun
  • Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve. noun
  • A circular course, circuit, or orbit: a satellite's circle around the earth. noun
  • A traffic circle. noun
  • A curved section or tier of seats in a theater. noun
  • A series or process that finishes at its starting point or continuously repeats itself; a cycle. noun
  • A group of people sharing an interest, activity, or achievement: well-known in artistic circles. noun
  • A territorial or administrative division, especially of a province, in some European countries. noun
  • A sphere of influence or interest; domain. noun
  • Logic A vicious circle. noun
  • To make or form a circle around; enclose. See Synonyms at surround. verb-transitive
  • To move in a circle around. verb-transitive
  • To move in a circle. See Synonyms at turn. verb-intransitive
  • circle the wagons To take a defensive position; become defensive. idiom
  • A two-dimensional geometric figure, a line, consisting of the set of all those points in a plane that are equally distant from another point. noun
  • A two-dimensional geometric figure, a disk, consisting of the set of all those points of a plane at a distance less than or equal to a fixed distance from another point. noun
  • Any thin three-dimensional equivalent of the geometric figures. noun
  • A curve that more or less forms part or all of a circle. noun

The word "circle" in example sentences

_ A circle whose center moves around _upon_, or in, the circumference of another _circle_; as the orbit of the moon in its motion with the earth around the sun.. [Orthography As Outlined in the State Course of Study for Illinois]

(STANDISH _places the chairs above and below the table in the circle, then the chair on the_ R. _side of the fireplace in the circle_.). [The Thirteenth Chair]

(_Goes inside circle and sits down up_ C. _in circle_.). [The Thirteenth Chair]

The main circle is bi-directional and each entrance has it's own unidirectional mini circle.. [bien Tijuaneado]

We need not imagine that Aristides meant the word circle literally.. [The Battle of Salamis]

And in particular he singled out for comment the following question, which was one of those set, “Using the term circle as extending to the case where the radius is a pure imaginary, it is required to construct the common chord of two given circles.”. [Autobiography]

My brother has relayed his circle is the same ... few hunt squirrels, and those that once did have put it to the side for deer, turkey, etc.. [What Happened to Squirrel Hunting?]

This circle is a foundation for each of our lives.. [Archive 2008-10-01]

I stay within what I call my circle of competence.. [Jay-Z, Buffett and Forbes on Success and Giving Back]

I think the circle is a fine form as well especially since clothes will fill any space.. [Rolling Bag (OBAG) by Rooz Mousavi » Yanko Design]

How he squares this circle is the great unknown of the current Tory mini-revival.. [Detritus: 18 Doughty Street, liberal blogging and David Cameron]

I discovered that I had to find the equation of art and design, which we know as circle-triangle-square.. [John Maeda on his journey in design]

Then they would have what they called circle dances where you would stop and dance with whomever you stopped with.. [Oral History Interview with Virginia Foster Durr, March 13, 14, 15, 1975. Interview G-0023-1. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)]

But the 6 nearer border of this sea, which we call the circle of the world, surrounds its coasts like a wreath.. [The Origin and Deeds of the Goths]

Russell or Lord George Bentinck, that Protection or Free Trade must be in what they called a circle, round which in their legislation they must always move; that they must either give protection to everything or free trade to everything.. [Lord George Bentinck A Political Biography]

Wade Boggs takes credit for creating the hand gesture for the nWo Wolfpac … in fact, Wolf Pack is what he called his circle of friends.. [Scott's Blog of Doom]

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@B52Malmet: Rally across from Trump Tower in Columbus Circle in NYC -people are getting arrested.


@B52Malmet: Watching people getting arrested across from Trump Tower in Columbus Circle in #NYC at #RiseAndResist protest against the #F…


@AmbJohnBolton: The international financial circle is closing around Maduro and his cronies. The time for the Venezuelan military to do…


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