WordNet mapping browser : Welcome guest : log in
Home |  Graph |  ]  KB:  Language:   

Formal Language: 


SUMO Search Tool

This tool relates English terms to concepts from the SUMO ontology by means of mappings to WordNet synsets.


English Word: 
According to WordNet, the noun "compass" has 5 sense(s).

115304070 "A &%Device that indicates the direction of the various &%DirectionalAttributes with respect to the device." (entry from SUMO termFormat and documentation) .

103080497 navigational instrument for finding directions.

105623628 the limit of capability; "within the compass of education".

103080633 drafting instrument used for drawing circles.

105125377 an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"; "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power".


Explore the word compass on the WordNet web site.

Show Open Multilingual Wordnet links

Show OWL translation



Sigma web home      Suggested Upper Merged Ontology (SUMO) web home
Sigma version 2.99c (>= 2017/11/20) is open source software produced by Articulate Software and its partners