Thesaurus

surroundings

plural noun

Synonyms of surroundings

the circumstances, conditions, or objects by which one is surrounded
  • we relaxed and forgot our worries for a while in the plush surroundings of the hotel

Synonyms for surroundings

Words Related to surroundings

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about surroundings

Time Traveler for surroundings

Time Traveler

The first known use of surroundings was in 1841

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Surroundings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/surroundings. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on surroundings

Dictionary: Definition of surroundings

Spanish Central: Translation of surroundings

Nglish: Translation of surroundings for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of surroundings for Arabic Speakers

Comments on surroundings

What made you want to look up surroundings? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!