Definition of Ambit

1. Noun. An area in which something acts or operates or has power or control:. "In the political orbit of a world power"




Definition of Ambit

1. n. Circuit or compass.

Definition of Ambit

1. Noun. The sphere or area of control and influence of something. ¹

2. Noun. A circuit, or a boundary around a property. ¹

3. Noun. A span of actions, thoughts, or words. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ambit

1. the external boundary of something [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ambit

ambipositions
ambiquitous
ambisense
ambisense expression strategy
ambisinister
ambisinistrous
ambisonic
ambisonics
ambisyllabicity
ambit (current term)
ambit claim
ambition
ambitioned
ambitioning
ambitionist
ambitionists
ambitionless
ambitionlessness
ambitions
ambitious
ambitiously
ambitiousness
ambitiousnesses
ambitransitive

Literary usage of Ambit

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1. The Law and Practice Relating to Letters Patent for Inventions by Roger William Wallace, John Bruce Williamson (1900)
"ambit of the Invention.—Although intention is no part of infringement, and the wrongdoer is ... This is sometimes called the area or ambit of the invention. ..."

2. Report of the Late Important Trial in the Court of King's Bench: Respecting by Sir Charles Merrik Burrell (1834)
"Gentlemen, it would be enough for me to shew, as I shall do by the clearest evidence, that the site of these houses is within the ambit of the parish; ..."

3. Narragansett Bay: Its Historic and Romantic Associations and Picturesque by Edgar Mayhew Bacon (1904)
"... Chapter III The ambit of the Bay " A "1L 7 E can crow loud enough," the Rhode Island \ /\ I man says, "if we do have to go outside TT the State to get ..."

4. The first and second books of Ovid's Metamorphoses: with Ovid's autobiography by Ovid, William Thane Peck (1900)
"... ambit, incidit in matrem, quae restitit Arcade viso et cognoscenti similis fuit. Ule refugit JUNO. ..."

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