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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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. surround(v)

    Synonyms:
    enclose, encircle, encompass, environ, hem in, corral, invest, intrench

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce surround?

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  1. surround

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How to use surround in a sentence?

  1. Vander Plaats:

    To be clear, the meeting is not a fundraiser nor a political rally. It is NOT an endorsement of Donald Trump, nor do I plan to leave the meeting with an endorsement announcement, we'll talk with Mr. Trump about the people he intends to surround himself with, his criteria for Supreme Court nominations, his convictions on life, marriage, religious liberty, and more.

  2. Dick Harpootlian:

    This is an indication that there is at least some desire from the people that surround the (vice president) that this process of getting him into the race has escalated.

  3. Bob Reish:

    What makes a great leader is not how much they know, but rather by who they surround themselves.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    If you inhabit a positive mindset. You will surround yourself with positive encounters that build an empire of possibilities. Thus, desist from negative thoughts. For, a negative mindset is bound to utter negative words. And that must at the long run yield a negative outcome. So, inspite of your current hardships or challenges dare to think positively. Because, it pays incredibly. -Emeasoba George

  5. Anuj Somany:

    People who surround the rich person often bitch about her/him in the background only when s/he is not around them.


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