Pronunciation of Compass
/kˈʌmpəs/, /kˈʌmpəs/, /k_ˈʌ_m_p_ə_s/
Synonyms for compass:
girt, nw, magnetic north, northernmost, begird, sth, capacity, northwesterly, ken, girth, magnetic pole, northerly, Engird, eastwards, define, seize, westerly, true north, purview, westward, northwards, se, northeastern, sw, cincture, southerly, Engirdle, southernmost, southwesterly, environ, southern, westwards, westernmost, southeast, northward, southward, cardinal point, length, southeasterly, eastward, northeast, southwest, easternmost, northeasterly, northwestern.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
extension, extent, purview, realm, sweep.
expanse, extent, boundary.
boundary, periphery (noun)
breadth, extent, sweep, ambit.
achieve, get (verb)
Usage examples for compass:
- Old Jimmy was always very anxious to know how the compass was working, as I had always told him the compass would bring us to water, that it knew every country and every water, and as it did bring us to water, he thought what I said about it must be true. - "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1", Ernest Giles.
- She felt herself as a ship sailing into perilous waters, without compass. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- You've knocked overboard the only compass we had! - "Bob the Castaway", Frank V. Webster.