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Synonyms for surround
səˈraʊnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. environment, environs, surroundings, surround(verb)

    the area in which something exists or lives

    "the country--the flat agricultural surround"

    Synonyms:
    milieu, purlieu, environment, surroundings, environs

  2. surround, environ, ring, skirt, border(verb)

    extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

    "The forest surrounds my property"

    Synonyms:
    adjoin, elude, circumvent, evade, band, butt against, frame, butt, butt on, echo, sidestep, 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, surround(verb)

    envelop completely

    "smother the meat in gravy"

    Synonyms:
    fence, muffle, 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, circumvent(verb)

    surround so as to force to give up

    "The Turks besieged Vienna"

    Synonyms:
    fence, fudge, outfox, 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, surround(verb)

    surround with a wall in order to fortify

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surround(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    encircle, environ, encompass, enclose

  2. surround(v. a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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