Meaning of 'circle'

Find the meaning of the word ‘circle’

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Meaning of ‘circle’

11 definitions found.



movement once around a course

Synonyms: lap


any circular or rotating mechanism

Example: "the machine punched out metal circles"

Synonyms: round


a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house

Synonyms: dress circle


street names for flunitrazepan

Synonyms: roach rophy rope roofy forget me drug


a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

Synonyms: rotary roundabout traffic circle


an unofficial association of people or groups

Synonyms: set band lot


ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length


something approximating the shape of a circle

Example: "the chairs were arranged in a circle"


to form a circle around

Example: "The copy editor circled the errors."

Synonyms: encircle


to travel around something

Example: "I circled the globe."


to move in circles

Synonyms: circulate

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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