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Synonyms for surround

Synonyms for (noun) surround

Synonyms: environment, environs, surround, surroundings Definition: the area in which something exists or lives Usage: the country--the flat agricultural surround

Similar words: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region Definition: a demarcated area of the Earth

Synonyms for (verb) surround

Synonyms: beleaguer, besiege, circumvent, surround, hem in Definition: surround so as to force to give up Usage: The Turks besieged Vienna

Similar words: assail, attack Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

Synonyms: surround, palisade, wall, fence, fence in Definition: surround with a wall in order to fortify

Similar words: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: skirt, environ, surround, ring, border Definition: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle Usage: The forest surrounds my property

Similar words: touch, adjoin, contact, meet Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point

Synonyms: surround, smother Definition: envelop completely Usage: smother the meat in gravy

Similar words: cover Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers