What is another word for circle?

Pronunciation: [sˈɜːkə͡l] (IPA)

There are various synonyms for the word "circle," including ring, hoop, loop, round, circumference, and orbit. "Ring" is a common synonym used when referring to a circular shape, while "hoop" typically refers to a circular object that is used for sports or for holding something in place. "Loop" can mean both a circular shape or a bend in a road, for example, that forms a circular path. "Round" is a synonym that describes something having a circular shape or moving in a circular pattern, while "circumference" is the boundary of a circle or the distance around it. "Orbit" is a synonym used when referring to the circular path of a planet around a sun or of a satellite around a planet.

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What are the paraphrases for Circle?

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What are the hypernyms for Circle?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Circle?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the meronyms for Circle?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.
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What are the opposite words for circle?

Circle, the noun that describes a round shape or figure, has a multitude of antonyms. The first possible antonym that comes to mind is square, the four-sided shape that is angular and has straight lines. Other geometric antonyms include triangle, rectangle and hexagon. The word line also represents an opposite of circle since it is linear and has no curvature. In terms of movement or action, the words straight, direct and linear can be used as antonyms for circle, which refers to a movement in a continuous round motion. Another opposite for circle is broken or disconnected, indicating a lack of unity or wholeness.

What are the antonyms for Circle?

Usage examples for Circle

But she was popular, well liked by a large circle of people; she had little doubt that many of them would take her part-again she reminded herself that it would be very difficult for anyone to do anything else who, knowing her, had ever seen Richard Maule as he now was.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Yes, it was all as it should be-the circle now complete-only-"Where is your father, Richard?"
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Gebhr did not know in which direction to go, and often it happened that the caravan, after moving long in a circle, returned to the same place from which it started.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Circle

  • You know when I feel inwardly beautiful? When I am with my girlfriends and we are having a 'goddess circle'.
    Jennifer Aniston
  • It's extremely difficult to get these jobs because you can't get a job on a ship unless you have seaman's paper's, and you can't get seaman's papers unless you have a job on a ship. There had to be a way to break through the circle, and he was the one who arranged it for me.
    Paul Auster
  • Never, never rest contented with any circle of ideas, but always be certain that a wider one is still possible.
    Pearl Bailey
  • I made a circle with a smile for a mouth on yellow paper, because it was sunshiny and bright.
    Harvey Ball
  • There are two ways to go about it. You can take a compass and draw a perfect circle and make two perfect eyes as neat as can be. Or you can do it freehand and have some fun with it. Like I did. Give it character.
    Harvey Ball

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