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English verb: encircle

1. encircle (contact) form a circle around

SamplesEncircle the errors.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)form, shape

2. encircle (contact) bind with something round or circular


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bind

Narrower (hyponym)hoop

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