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surround

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of surround

  1. the circumstances, conditions, or objects by which one is surrounded <the vast, featureless surround of the desert was strangely appealing to him> Synonyms ambient, atmosphere, climate, clime, context, contexture, environs, medium, milieu, mise-en-scène, setting, environment, surroundings, terrainRelated Words location, place, position, space; backdrop, background; element; situation, status; geography, habitat; microenvironment


surround

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of surround

  1. to form a circle around <she was surrounded by cheering fans within moments of scoring the winning goal> Synonyms circle, compass, embrace, encircle, enclose (also inclose), encompass, environ, gird, girdle, ring, wreathe Related Words circumscribe, close in, cordon (off), fence (in), hem (in), wall; beset, besiege, entrench (also intrench), invest, swarm


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