Definition of compass:

part of speech: verb

To pass or go round: to surround or inclose: to besiege: to bring about or obtain: to contrive or plot.

part of speech: noun

A curved bifid structure, part of Aristotle's lantern.

part of speech: noun

Circuit; space; limit; magnetic instrument to indicate the north.

part of speech: noun

A circle; a circumference; extent; moderate bounds; an instrument used on ships for finding the directions, north, south, east, and west.

part of speech: verb

To encircle; walk around; to accomplish; attain; besiege.

part of speech: verb

To surround; obtain; plot.

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