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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. compass: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. compass, compass: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. compass: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. compass: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. compass: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. compass: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Compass, compass: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. compass: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. compass: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. compass: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. compass: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. compass: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. compass: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. compass: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. compass: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. compass: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. COMPASS, Compass (Australian TV program), Compass (Hudson), Compass (Jamie Lidell album), Compass (Joshua Redman album), Compass (Lady Antebellum song), Compass (Mark Vincent song), Compass (Simpson), Compass (TV program), Compass (architecture), Compass (company), Compass (disambiguation), Compass (drafting), Compass (drawing tool), Compass (law), Compass (novel), Compass (think tank), Compass, The Compass: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Compass: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. compass: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. compass: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. compass: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. compass: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. COMPASS: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  24. Compass: Encarta® Online Encyclopedia, North American Edition [home, info]
  25. Compass: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  26. compass: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. compass: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. compass: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. compass: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. compass: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. compass: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. compass: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. Compass: Natural Magick [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. compass: Travel Industry Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Compass: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  3. compass: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. COMPASS: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. Compass (disambiguation), Compass (drafting), compass: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. COMPASS: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Compass: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. COMPASS: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. COMPASS: Masonic Dictionary [home, info]
  4. COMPASS: AbbreviationZ [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Compass: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. compass: MATH SPOKEN HERE! [home, info]
  3. compass: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]
  4. Compass: Underwater Archaeology Glossary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. compass: The Folk File [home, info]
  2. Compass: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)

Tech dictionaries Tech (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. Compass: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. COMPASS: DOD Dictionary of Military Terms: Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations [home, info]
  3. compass: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
  4. compass: Chapters in the Sky [home, info]
  5. Compass: Glossary of Woodworking Terms [home, info]
  6. compass: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  7. Compass: Sweetwater Music [home, info]
  8. Compass: Latitude Mexico [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (compass)

noun:  navigational instrument for finding directions
noun:  drafting instrument used for drawing circles
noun:  the limit of capability ("Within the compass of education")
noun:  an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control ("Within the compass of this article")
verb:  bring about; accomplish ("This writer attempts more than his talents can compass")
verb:  travel around, either by plane or ship ("We compassed the earth")
verb:  get the meaning of something

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Phrases that include compass:   compass saw, bow compass, compass point, boxing the compass, variation compass, more...

Words similar to compass:   ambit, apprehend, circumnavigate, compassable, compassed, compasses, compassing, comprehend, dig, grasp, orbit, range, reach, savvy, scope, get the picture, more...

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