Synonyms of hem in


1. hemin, protohemin, chloride

usage: a reddish-brown chloride of heme; produced from hemoglobin in laboratory tests for the presence of blood


1. hem in, surround, environ, ring, skirt, border

usage: surround in a restrictive manner; "The building was hemmed in by flowers"

2. besiege, beleaguer, surround, hem in, circumvent, attack, assail

usage: surround so as to force to give up; "The Turks besieged Vienna"

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