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Synonyms for surround
səˈraʊndsur·round

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  1. environment, environs, surroundings, surroundverb

    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, borderverb

    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, surroundverb

    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, circumventverb

    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, surroundverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. surroundverb

    Synonyms:
    encircle, environ, encompass, enclose

  2. surroundverb

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

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  1. surroundverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "surround":

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

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How to use surround in a sentence?

  1. Meghan Day:

    Hibernation and isolation can feed a depressed mood, surround yourself with friends, even if you don't feel like it. Not only are you distracting yourself from your possibly blue thoughts, but being out with others provides you with opportunities for pleasure and joy.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Gordana Biernat:

    If you need to pretend or hide your true self, you are with the wrong people. Surround yourself with beings of the same frequency as YOU.

  5. Oprah Winfrey:

    Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.


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