circle

(redirected from circling the wagons)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to circling the wagons: circle the waggons
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for circle

Synonyms for circle

a closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

a course, process, or journey that ends where it began or repeats itself

a group of people sharing an interest, activity, or achievement

a particular social group

to move or cause to move in circles or around an axis

Synonyms for circle

ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length

something approximating the shape of a circle

Related Words

movement once around a course

a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island

street names for flunitrazepan

a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house

any circular or rotating mechanism

Synonyms

move in circles

form a circle around

Synonyms

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Even as financial markets look to be recovering, it is only because governments are circling the wagons and dumping money into protecting banks.
Written by award finalist author and former bishop Carol Lynn Pearson, No More Goodbyes: Circling the Wagons Around Our Gay Loved Ones is a collection of true vignettes about religious Mormon people who relate to their gay loved ones, who are in turn often condemned by the church (and according to some people's beliefs, by God) for their homosexuality.
Last month, when word was first out that the Senlis Council intended to release their latest report on the situation in southern Afghanistan, the Canadian Defence establishment immediately began circling the wagons.
It would be a huge help to Cheltenham's beleaguered public relations if they spent less time circling the wagons and more listening to those who wish them well.
That is not "history"; it continues today and will continue as long as Catholics insist on circling the wagons and blaming everyone but the hierarchy.
In addition, while Japan's November elections were not a surprise, there was a slap on the wrist from voters in the form of a better-than-expected showing by the merged and re-energized Democratic Party, which had the Liberal Democratic Party circling the wagons and merging with a smaller member of its ruling coalition.