Synonyms of surround


1. environment, environs, surroundings, surround, geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region

usage: the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"


1. surround, environ, ring, skirt, border, touch, adjoin, meet, contact

usage: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"

2. smother, surround, cover

usage: envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy"

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

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

4. wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surround, protect

usage: surround with a wall in order to fortify

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Definition and meaning of surround (Dictionary)