Synonyms of circle in English:

circle


See definition of circle

noun

1‘a circle of gold stars on a background of azure blue’

SYNONYMS

ring, round, band, hoop, circlet

halo, disc, wreath

technical annulus

2‘a new circle of friends’

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group, set, ring, company, body, coterie, clique

camp, league, faction

crowd, band, crew

informal gang, bunch, pack

3‘I'm afraid I don't move in such illustrious circles’

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sphere, world, milieu, arena, domain

society


verb

1‘seagulls circled above his head’

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wheel, move round, move round in circles, revolve, rotate, whirl, spiral, gyrate

2‘Adam circled the building’

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go round, walk round, travel round, circumnavigate

orbit, revolve round

rare circumambulate

3‘the abbey was circled by a huge wall’

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surround, encircle, ring, ring round, enclose, encompass, bound

hedge in, fence in, hem in

literary gird, girdle