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ambit

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ambitus (going around, circuit), from ambiō (go around).

NounEdit

ambit (plural ambits)

  1. The sphere or area of control and influence of something.
    • 1913, Gilbert Parker, The Judgment House, ch. 34,
      He had invited Destiny to sweep him up in her reaping, by placing himself in the ambit of her scythe.
  2. A circuit, or a boundary around a property.
  3. A span of actions, thoughts, or words.

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VerbEdit

ambit

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of ambiō