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We have found multiple words compass. Choose the one you are looking for and click on the link in its Dictionary entry column to see its detailed etymology.

Dictionary entry Language Definition
compass English (Noun) (music) The range of notes of a musical instrument or voice.. (obsolete) A passing round; circuit; circuitous course.. (obsolete) A space within limits; area.. (obsolete) An enclosing limit; [...](music) The range of notes of a musical instrument or voice.. (obsolete) A passing round; circuit; circuitous course.. (obsolete) A space within limits; area.. (obsolete) An enclosing limit; [...]
compass English (Adverb Verb) (obsolete) In a circuit; round about. (dated) To accomplish; to reach; to achieve; to obtain.. (dated) To plot; to scheme (against someone).. To go about or round entirely; to traverse.. To [...](obsolete) In a circuit; round about. (dated) To accomplish; to reach; to achieve; to obtain.. (dated) To plot; to scheme (against someone).. To go about or round entirely; to traverse.. To [...]

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