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A magnetic, mechanical or electronic device used to determine the cardinal directions
“The next section shows how to orient a map using a compass.”
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The range, scope or extent of something
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“His benevolence prompted him to do good to all within the compass of his influence.”
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The domain or field in which something or someone is active
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“The matter is totally within the compass of the jury's jurisdiction to determine.”
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An area of land, especially one under the jurisdiction of an owner, ruler or state
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“Situated in localities remote from one another, each family had a sufficient compass of land to support a number of sheep and cattle.”
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The outside limit of an object, area, or surface
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“Many others resided within the then narrow compass of the city walls.”
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A motivating or guiding principle or purpose
“He had strong convictions and high standards, and he never hesitated to guide his children according to his moral compass.”
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A circular motion, or a circle described by a moving body
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A star used as a navigation reference, particularly a pole star such as Polaris
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An instrument containing a freely suspended magnetic element which displays the direction of the horizontal component of the Earth’s magnetic field at the point of observation
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A tool used to draw circles, usually consisting of two arms joined at one end in such a way that the arms can be opened and closed
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A range of different things
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Scope for freedom of action or thought
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The action or process of enlarging or extending something
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The process of becoming greater in size, extent, volume, amount, or number
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A gap or distance between two points or objects
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A place or point where something deviates from a straight path
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To enclose or form a ring or circle around
“All around the coast, the effect of wind and waves can be seen in the fantastic shapes and compilations of rock that compass the island.”
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To (entirely) cover a range or area
“We would compass the entire range of its activities within the limits of a single paper.”
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To (be able to) achieve or accomplish (something)
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“This queen, having proved to be so valuable, should not be prevented for want of room from producing as numerous a colony as care and her natural abilities could compass.”
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To make secret plans, especially to do something illicit or unlawful
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“If the admiral did not actually compass the assassination of his potent rival, surely he was morally and intentionally guilty of the crime when he permitted the assassin to depart.”
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To comprehend, intuit or make sense of something
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“An object, when our mind is able to compass and measure it at a glance, is presented to us in all its grandeur.”
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To follow a course that forms a loop or loops
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To enclose or hem in (on all sides)
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To bring about or be the cause of (something)
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Manage to do something foolish or create an undesirable situation
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To receive, especially in return for effort
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(take it) To assume
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Having a curve or curves
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