Synonyms for circle

Synonyms for (noun) circle

Synonyms: circle, circuit, lap

Definition: movement once around a course

Usage: he drove an extra lap just for insurance

Similar words: locomotion, travel

Definition: self-propelled movement


Synonyms: circle, round

Definition: any circular or rotating mechanism

Usage: the machine punched out metal circles

Similar words: rotating mechanism

Definition: a mechanism that rotates


Synonyms: circle, dress circle

Definition: a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; usually the first tier above the orchestra

Usage: they had excellent seats in the dress circle

Similar words: seating, seating area, seating room, seats

Definition: an area that includes places where several people can sit

Usage: there is seating for 40 students in this classroom


Synonyms: R-2, roach, circle, forget me drug, Mexican valium, roofy, rope, rophy

Definition: street names for flunitrazepan

Similar words: flunitrazepan, Rohypnol

Definition: a depressant and tranquilizer (trade name Rohypnol) often used in the commission of sexual assault; legally available in Europe and Mexico and Colombia


Synonyms: traffic circle, circle, rotary, roundabout

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

Usage: the accident blocked all traffic at the rotary

Similar words: junction

Definition: the place where two or more things come together


Synonyms: circle, band, lot, set

Definition: an unofficial association of people or groups

Usage: the smart set goes there; they were an angry lot

Similar words: social group

Definition: people sharing some social relation


Synonyms: circle

Definition: 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

Usage: he calculated the circumference of the circle

Similar words: ellipse, oval

Definition: a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it

Usage: the sums of the distances from the foci to any point on an ellipse is constant


Synonyms: circle

Definition: something approximating the shape of a circle

Usage: the chairs were arranged in a circle

Similar words: form, shape

Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

Usage: geometry is the mathematical science of shape

Synonyms for (verb) circle

Synonyms: circle, encircle

Definition: form a circle around

Usage: encircle the errors

Similar words: shape, form

Definition: give shape or form to

Usage: shape the dough; form the young child's character


Synonyms: circle

Definition: travel around something

Usage: circle the globe

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: circle, circulate

Definition: move in circles

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast