surround synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term surround:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. environment, environs, surroundings, surroundverb

    the area in which something exists or lives

    Synonyms:
    surround, milieu, purlieu, environment, surroundings, environs

  2. surround, environ, ring, skirt, borderverb

    extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

    Synonyms:
    adjoin, elude, circumvent, evade, band, butt against, frame, butt, butt on, echo, sidestep, surround, phone, peal, abut, environ, besiege, edge, wall, call up, parry, fence in, duck, call, knell, fence, hedge, border, resound, put off, reverberate, smother, bound, beleaguer, hem in, frame in, march, ring, fudge, palisade, telephone, dodge, skirt

  3. smother, surroundverb

    envelop completely

    Synonyms:
    fence, muffle, surround, palisade, stifle, asphyxiate, skirt, circumvent, wall, repress, border, put out, fence in, besiege, suffocate, smother, ring, strangle, beleaguer, hem in, environ

  4. besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumventverb

    surround so as to force to give up

    Synonyms:
    fence, fudge, outfox, surround, palisade, dodge, tease, overreach, sidestep, hedge, put off, skirt, circumvent, badger, wall, parry, border, bug, fence in, besiege, beat, smother, outwit, elude, ring, outsmart, evade, beleaguer, duck, hem in, pester, environ

  5. wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surroundverb

    surround with a wall in order to fortify

    Synonyms:
    fence, surround, palisade, fence in, skirt, circumvent, wall, ring, border, debate, argue, besiege, smother, contend, beleaguer, hem in, environ

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surroundverb

    Synonyms:
    encircle, environ, encompass, enclose

  2. surroundverb

    Synonyms:
    (Mil.) invest, besiege, lay siege to

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

shroud, besiege, immersive, encircle, housing, enshroud, enclose, takes



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