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Definitions of circle:

part of speech: noun

A round body; a plane surface bounded by a single curved line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it, called the center; the closed plane curve bounding such a surface; a number of persons or things united by a common bond; something round, as a group of seats in a theater.

part of speech: verb transitive

To surround.

part of speech: noun

A figure contained by a single curved line called its circumference, every part of which is equally distant from a point within it called the centre; a ring; any round body; the compass or circuit of anything or place; a sphere or station in society; a number of persons, as a circle of friends; a series ending where it begins.

part of speech: verb

To move round; to encompass; to surround or enclose; to keep together.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To move around; to revolve.

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To lift the voice in song; to utter musical rhythmical sounds; make a shrill or humming noise; as, a flying arrow sings; celebrate some event in verse or poetry; as, he sang of the deeds of Aeneas; to make pleasant, musical sounds; as, the brook sings merrily. ...

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