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sur·round·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surrounded, encircledadjective

    confined on all sides

    "a camp surrounded by enemies"; "the encircled pioneers"

    Synonyms:
    encircled

    Antonyms:
    unenclosed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "surrounded":

    encircled, besieged, bordered, enclosed, cordoned, identified, girded

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#2400identified
#8801surrounded
#9610enclosed
#32454bordered
#48047besieged
#57944encircled
#105736girded
#116229cordoned

How to use surrounded in a sentence?

  1. George Floyd:

    I grew up in a Third World country surrounded by the violence I'm seeing now, i don't want to see it here. I don't want a police state traumatizing its people. It's time to make a change. We can't make any more excuses for police. This is America. We are here for justice.

  2. Masha Gessen:

    Putin sincerely believes that Russia is surrounded by enemies and the job of a president is to be scary enough to scare them off.

  3. Norma Capuyan:

    Loud bursts of gunfire erupted, there was heavy volume of fire. We ran to a church compound and the police surrounded us.

  4. Lori Lightfoot:

    Officer French is making small but positive progress, given what we feared on Saturday night, Officer French is getting great care, Officer French's surrounded by a family that's loving and praying on Officer French, and a lot of colleagues who are pulling for Officer French recovery, and Officer French is making some incremental progress.

  5. Richard Teague:

    Finding planets at this stage in their life is extremely hard and essentially boils down to finding enough evidence to show that only a planet could cause what we see, this is because the planets are still surrounded by gas and dust which is flowing on to them to form their atmospheres and trying to pierce through this surrounding material is nigh on impossible.


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