Synonyms for (verb) close in

Synonyms: close in, inclose, enclose, shut in

Definition: surround completely

Usage: Darkness enclosed him; They closed in the porch with a fence

Similar words: skirt, environ, surround, ring, border

Definition: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

Usage: The forest surrounds my property


Synonyms: close in, draw in

Definition: advance or converge on

Usage: The police were closing in on him

Similar words: go on, advance, march on, progress, move on, pass on

Definition: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

Usage: Time marches on