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  • EN [ ˈsɜːkl]
  • US [ ˈsɜːrkl]

English definition


  • 1. ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point;

    • "he calculated the circumference of the circle"
  • 2. an unofficial association of people or groups;

    • "the smart set goes there"
    • "they were an angry lot"
  • 3. something approximating the shape of a circle;

    • "the chairs were arranged in a circle"
  • 4. movement once around a course;

    • "he drove an extra lap just for insurance"
  • 5. a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island;

    • "the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary"
  • 6. street names for flunitrazepan

  • 7. a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra;

    • "they had excellent seats in the dress circle"
  • 8. any circular or rotating mechanism;

    • "the machine punched out metal circles"


  • 1. travel around something;

    • "circle the globe"
  • 2. move in circles

  • 3. be around;

    • "Developments surround the town"
    • "The river encircles the village"
  • 4. form a circle around;

    • "encircle the errors"

Example sentences

  • Outside of his circle he is not very popular.

  • She only unbends in the family circle.

  • The line cuts the circle at two points.

  • Magnus's army was gradually pushed back into a defensive circle.

  • He has a large circle of acquaintances.

  • The circle has a diameter of 6 inches.

  • Our main force was ordered to circle around and attack the enemy's rear.

  • Geoffrey Hampden has a large circle of friends and is very popular at parties.

  • The children had a dance in a circle.

  • They had just had enough time to swim out of danger when the boat again completed a circle.

  • The children gather round in a circle.

  • They stood in half a circle.

  • This discovery is highly appreciated in the circle of science.

  • The more pesticides are used, the more resistant the insects become so the more pesticides have to be used. It's a vicious circle.

  • He is a cultured man with a wide circle of friends.

  • We stood in a circle holding hands.

  • He used a rope to mark off the circle.

  • He has squared the circle of keeping the City happy and doing something to improve business cash flow.

  • She suddenly raised her arms and spun, so the dress's full skirt fanned out in a bright circle.

  • I wrote down the number 46 and drew a circle around it.

  • Riddick's first move was to form a quality circle.

  • "Nirvana" squared the circle by making a record that was both superb pop and rock music at the same time.

  • With no buyer in sight for the company as a whole, the vultures started to circle.

  • Exercise creates its own virtuous circle. Once you start a programme and do it regularly, you'll feel so good you'll want to continue.

  • The Home Secretary aims to break the vicious circle between disadvantage and crime.

  • Roll out the dough into one large circle.

  • All the buildings have names and form a half circle.

Phrase collocation

  • circle the wagons

    (N. Amer. informal)(of a group) unite in defence of a common interest

  • come (或turn) full circle

    return to a past position or situation, especially in a way considered to be inevitable

  • go round in circles

    (informal)do something for a long time without achieving anything but purposeless repetition

    • the discussion went round and round in circles.

  • run round in circles

    (informal)be fussily busy with little result

  • the wheel has turned (或come) full circle

    the situation has returned to what it was in the past, as if completing a cycle

Synonym discrimination

  • rotate, revolve, roll, spin, turn, whirl, circle

Meaning of circle

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