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Definition of circumferences word

  • noun circumferences Plural form of circumference. 1

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circumferences popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for circumferences

noun circumferences

  • boundaries — something that indicates bounds or limits; a limiting or bounding line.
  • borders — administrative division of S Scotland, on the English border: 1,800 sq mi (4,662 sq km); pop. 101,000
  • fringes — a decorative border of thread, cord, or the like, usually hanging loosely from a raveled edge or separate strip.
  • ambits — Plural form of ambit.
  • circuits — Plural form of circuit.

Antonyms for circumferences

noun circumferences

  • centers — Plural form of center.
  • centres — Geometry. the middle point, as the point within a circle or sphere equally distant from all points of the circumference or surface, or the point within a regular polygon equally distant from the vertices.
  • insides — on the inner side or part of; within: inside the circle; inside the envelope.
  • interiors — being within; inside of anything; internal; inner; further toward a center: the interior rooms of a house.

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