circle

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
circle

Plural
circles

A circle
  1. A circle is a round shape.
    Please put your chairs in a circle.
    The dog was running in circles.


Verb[change]

Plain form
circle

Third-person singular
circles

Past tense
circled

Past participle
circled

Present participle
circling

(transitive & intransitive)

  1. To circle something is to move around it.
    The earth circles the sun once a year.
    Using your pencil, please circle the correct answer.

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