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English adjective: circular

1. circular having a circular shape


Synonymsround


Similarapple-shaped, ball-shaped, barrel-shaped, bulb-shaped, bulblike, bulbous, capitate, coccoid, cumuliform, disc-shaped, disclike, discoid, discoidal, disk-shaped, disklike, global, globose, globular, goblet-shaped, moon-round, moonlike, nutlike, orbicular, pancake-like, pear-shaped, pinwheel-shaped, ringlike, roundish, spheric, spherical, wheel-like


See alsorounded


Antonymssquare

2. circular describing a circle; moving in a circle


SamplesThe circular motion of the wheel.


Synonymsorbitual, rotary


Similarcyclic, cyclical


Antonymsnoncyclic, noncyclical


English noun: circular

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


SamplesHe mailed the circular to all subscribers.


Synonymsbill, broadsheet, broadside, flier, flyer, handbill, throwaway


Broader (hypernym)ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing


Narrower (hyponym)stuffer









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