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Synonyms for surround
səˈraʊndsur·round

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. surroundverb

    Synonyms:
    encircle, environ, encompass, enclose

  2. surroundverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. surroundverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  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. 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.

  2. Radka Petrova:

    I'm here because my faith is strong and I'm not afraid, i remember the communist times and how mounted policemen used to surround the church to intimidate worshippers.

  3. Zig Ziglar:

    Life is too short to spend your precious time trying to convince a person who wants to live in gloom and doom otherwise. Give lifting that person your best shot, but don't hang around long enough for his or her bad attitude to pull you down. Instead, surround yourself with optimistic people.

  4. Bryce Weiler:

    Anyone can have success in life if they surround themselves with people who believe in them and want them to be successful.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    A person who keeps always his profile down-to-earth doesn't have to worry with those who surround or who to go around for he is likely to get only those who are of his ilk and the real worth on the ground.


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