part of speech: noun
definition 1: a closed curve made up of points that are all the same distance from a fixed center point.
definition 2: anything that is shaped like a circle.
- The children sat in a circle at story time.
synonyms: ring, round
definition 3: a group of people who are related by blood or have the same interests.
- Our family circle comes together for holidays.
synonyms: clan, group, society
part of speech: verb
inflections: circles, circling, circled
definition 1: to make a circle around.
- The teacher circled my writing mistakes.
synonyms: encircle, ring, surround
definition 2: to move around in a circle.
- The dancers circled the stage.