circumvallate


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cir·cum·val·late

 (sûr′kəm-văl′āt′)
tr.v. cir·cum·val·lat·ed, cir·cum·val·lat·ing, cir·cum·val·lates
To surround with or as if with a rampart.
adj.
1. (also -ĭt) Surrounded with or as if with a rampart.
2. Anatomy Surrounded by a ridge or raised, wall-like structure.

[Latin circumvallāre, circumvallāt- : circum-, circum- + vallum, rampart with palisades (from vallus, post, stake).]

cir′cum·val·la′tion n.

circumvallate

(ˌsɜːkəmˈvæleɪt)
vb
(Fortifications) (tr) to surround with a defensive fortification
[C19: from Latin circumvallāre, from circum- + vallum rampart]
ˌcircumvalˈlation n

cir•cum•val•late

(ˌsɜr kəmˈvæl eɪt)

adj., v. -lat•ed, -lat•ing. adj.
1. surrounded by a rampart or ditch.
v.t.
2. to surround with a rampart or ditch.
[1655–65; < Latin circumvallātus, past participle of circumvallāre to surround with siegeworks]
cir`cum•val•la′tion, n.

circumvallate


Past participle: circumvallated
Gerund: circumvallating

Imperative
circumvallate
circumvallate
Present
I circumvallate
you circumvallate
he/she/it circumvallates
we circumvallate
you circumvallate
they circumvallate
Preterite
I circumvallated
you circumvallated
he/she/it circumvallated
we circumvallated
you circumvallated
they circumvallated
Present Continuous
I am circumvallating
you are circumvallating
he/she/it is circumvallating
we are circumvallating
you are circumvallating
they are circumvallating
Present Perfect
I have circumvallated
you have circumvallated
he/she/it has circumvallated
we have circumvallated
you have circumvallated
they have circumvallated
Past Continuous
I was circumvallating
you were circumvallating
he/she/it was circumvallating
we were circumvallating
you were circumvallating
they were circumvallating
Past Perfect
I had circumvallated
you had circumvallated
he/she/it had circumvallated
we had circumvallated
you had circumvallated
they had circumvallated
Future
I will circumvallate
you will circumvallate
he/she/it will circumvallate
we will circumvallate
you will circumvallate
they will circumvallate
Future Perfect
I will have circumvallated
you will have circumvallated
he/she/it will have circumvallated
we will have circumvallated
you will have circumvallated
they will have circumvallated
Future Continuous
I will be circumvallating
you will be circumvallating
he/she/it will be circumvallating
we will be circumvallating
you will be circumvallating
they will be circumvallating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been circumvallating
you have been circumvallating
he/she/it has been circumvallating
we have been circumvallating
you have been circumvallating
they have been circumvallating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been circumvallating
you will have been circumvallating
he/she/it will have been circumvallating
we will have been circumvallating
you will have been circumvallating
they will have been circumvallating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been circumvallating
you had been circumvallating
he/she/it had been circumvallating
we had been circumvallating
you had been circumvallating
they had been circumvallating
Conditional
I would circumvallate
you would circumvallate
he/she/it would circumvallate
we would circumvallate
you would circumvallate
they would circumvallate
Past Conditional
I would have circumvallated
you would have circumvallated
he/she/it would have circumvallated
we would have circumvallated
you would have circumvallated
they would have circumvallated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.circumvallate - surround with or as if with a rampart or other fortification
palisade, wall, fence in, fence, surround - surround with a wall in order to fortify
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