- Of or relating to a circle.
- In the shape of, or moving in a circle.
1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 5, The Mirror and the Lamp:
- Here, in the transept and choir, where the service was being held, one was conscious every moment of an increasing brightness; colours glowing vividly beneath the circular chandeliers, and the rows of small lights on the choristers' desks flashed and sparkled in front of the boys' faces, deep linen collars, and red neckbands.
- Circuitous or roundabout.
- Referring back to itself, so as to prevent computation or comprehension; infinitely recursive.
- circular reasoning
- Your dictionary defines "brave" as "courageous", and "courageous" as "brave". That's a circular definition.
- a circular formula in a spreadsheet
- Distributed to a large number of persons.
- a proclamation of Henry III., […] doubtless circular throughout England
- (obsolete) Perfect; complete.
- A man so absolute and circular / In all those wished-for rarities that may take / A virgin captive.
- (archaic) Adhering to a fixed circle of legends; cyclic; hence, mean; inferior.
- Had Virgil been a circular poet, and closely adhered to history, how could the Romans have had Dido?
of or relating to a circle
in the shape of, or moving in a circle
circuitous or roundabout
circular definition — see circular definition
distributed to a large number of persons
circular (plural circulars)
- A printed advertisement, directive, or notice intended for mass distribution; a flyer
- In administration, a circular letter
- (dated) A sleeveless cloak, cut in circular form.
notice for mass distribution
- catalogue, catalog
- flier, flyer
- handbill, hand bill
- junk mail
- to circle
Conjugation of circular
circular m (plural circulares)
- circular (publication)
Conjugation of the Portuguese -ar verb circular
circular m, f (plural circulares)
circular f (plural circulares)
- circular (advertisement)
- to circulate
Conjugation of circular (See Appendix:Spanish verbs)
1 Argentine and Uruguayan voseo prefers the tú form for the present subjunctive.