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  Words related to compass

Related / Similar Words: scope, range, reach, orbit, ambit, grasp, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, apprehend, circumnavigate

 

Definition:
  • navigational instrument for finding directions;
  • drafting instrument used for drawing circles;
  • an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in t;
  • the limit of capability; "within the compass of education";
  • get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?";
  • travel around, either by plane or ship; "We compassed the earth";
  • bring about; accomplish; "This writer attempts more than his talents can compass";

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    Hyponyms: gyrocompass, magnetic compass, approximate range, ballpark, confines, contrast, internationality, internationalism, latitude, horizon, view, purview, sweep, expanse, gamut, spectrum, palette, pallet, sight, ken, figure, catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it, intuit, digest

     

    Derivational Morphology: range, straddle, run, understanding, apprehension, discernment, savvy, knower, apprehender, appreciation, grasp, hold, grasping, comprehension, circumnavigation, reach, scope, orbit, ambit

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: компас   Croatian: kompas  
    Danish: kompas   Dutch: kompas  
    Esperanto: kompaso   Estonian: kompass  
    Finnish: kompassi   French: boussole  
    Frisian: kompas   German: Kompass  
    Greek: ναυτική   Hebrew: מצפן  
    Hungarian: iránytű   Indonesian: kompas  
    Italian: bussola   Japanese: 方位磁石  
    Norwegian: kompass   Polish: kompas  
    Portuguese: bússola   Romanian: busolă  
    Russian: компас   Serbian: компас  
    Slovak: kompas   Slovene: kompas  
    Spanish: brújula   Swedish: kompass  
    Telugu: దిక్సూచి   Turkish: pusula  
    Ukrainian: бусоля  
     
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