circle

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈs3ːrkəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɝkəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sûrkəl)

Inflections of 'circle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
circles
v 3rd person singular
circling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
circled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
circled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: ring shape
Synonyms:
ring , loop , hoop , halo , wheel , disk, band , eye , round , roundel, circumference, O , circlet, corona
Antonyms:
square , line
Sense: Noun: cycle
Synonyms:
cycle , continuous loop, merry-go-round, continuation, endless cycle, circle of life, spin cycle, washing cycle, wash cycle, seasonal cycle, cycle of the seasons, lunar cycle
Antonyms:
phase , stage , state , step
Sense: Noun: revolution
Synonyms:
full turn, turn , revolution , go round, spin , circuit, lap , loop , full circle, cycling , round
Sense: Noun: group
Synonyms:
group , clique, gang , crew , ring , coterie, set , society , band , club , community , brotherhood, fraternity, sisterhood, sorority, association , in-group, in-crowd (informal), cronies (slang), entourage
Antonyms:
loner, hermit, outsider , newcomer, intruder, odd man out, floater
Sense: Noun: area
Synonyms:
area , domain , sphere, realm , arena , field , circumference, perimeter, enclosure , zone , region
Sense: Verb: circumnavigate
Synonyms:
circumnavigate, orbit, go around, go round (UK), ring , compass , encircle, round , encompass , surround , circumscribe, loop around, gird, go right around, go right round (UK), go all the way around, go all the way round (UK), enclose , hem in, pen in, confine , travel around, travel round (UK), do a lap of, make a circuit of, circuit, draw a circle around, draw a circle round (UK)

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