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ambit

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am=bit

CIDE DICTIONARY

ambitn. [L. ambitus circuit, fr. ambire to go around. See Ambient.].
     Circuit or compass.  [1913 Webster]
    "His great parts did not live within a small ambit."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ambit, n.
1 the scope, extent, or bounds of something.
2 precincts or environs.

Etymology
ME f. L ambitus circuit f. ambire: see AMBIENT

THESAURUS

ambit

alentours, ambience, arena, bailiwick, beat, border, borderland, borderlands, circle, circuit, circumambiencies, circumjacencies, circumstances, compass, constituency, context, cycle, demesne, department, domain, dominion, entourage, environing circumstances, environment, environs, extension, extent, field, footing, full circle, gestalt, habitat, hemisphere, judicial circuit, jurisdiction, lap, loop, march, milieu, neighborhood, orb, orbit, outposts, outskirts, pale, perimeter, periphery, precinct, precincts, province, purlieus, purview, radius, reach, realm, revolution, round, round trip, rounds, scope, situation, sphere, sphere of influence, stamping ground, suburbs, surroundings, sweep, territory, total environment, tour, turf, turn, vantage, vicinage, vicinity, walk

ROGET THESAURUS

ambit

Outline

N outline, circumference, perimeter, periphery, ambit, circuit, lines tournure, contour, profile, silhouette, bounds, coast line, zone, belt, girth, band, baldric, zodiac, girdle, tyre, cingle, clasp, girt, cordon, circlet.


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