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synonyms for surround

  • besiege
  • circle
  • envelop
  • hem in
  • inundate
  • ring
  • beleaguer
  • beset
  • blockade
  • border
  • bound
  • circumscribe
  • circumvent
  • compass
  • confine
  • edge
  • enclave
  • encompass
  • environ
  • fringe
  • gird
  • girdle
  • invest
  • limit
  • loop
  • margin
  • outline
  • rim
  • round
  • skirt
  • verge
  • box in
  • close around
  • close in
  • close in on
  • fence in
  • go around
  • lay siege to
  • shut in
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antonyms for surround

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  • free
  • allow
  • center
  • let go
  • lose
  • permit
  • release
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How to use surround in a sentence

Apple developed its spatial audio feature in an effort to create a surround sound effect from just two audio sources—one in your left ear and one in your right.
HOW TO GET 360 AUDIO ON YOUR NEW AIRPODSDAVID NIELDFEBRUARY 1, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Wireless speakers allow this system to flourish in any theater environment thanks to the ease of setup and maintenance, making this a no-brainer first step into the surround sound market.
BEST SOUNDBAR: IMMERSIVE SOUND FOR YOUR HOME ENTERTAINMENT CENTERPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Because graphene is able to block most fluids while letting only water through, Directa Plus’s powder is being used in barriers that absorb spilled oil, cleaning up the surround.
GRAPHENE GETS REAL: MEET THE ENTREPRENEURS BRINGING THE WONDER SUBSTANCE TO MARKETDAVID MEYERDECEMBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
Instead of springing for a full-blown surround sound system, you can rectify the issue with a soundbar and subwoofer setup.
MISS THE MOVIE THEATER? 7 EASY WAYS TO UPGRADE YOUR HOME THEATER SETUPPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINSEPTEMBER 8, 2020TIME
Apple also announced new features for its AppleTV platform, and new spatial audio features coming to AirPods Pro, seeking to simulate the effects of a surround sound system without the extra speakers.
THE 5 MOST EXCITING THINGS APPLE ANNOUNCED AT ITS VIRTUAL WWDC 2020PATRICK LUCAS AUSTINJUNE 22, 2020TIME
And this was all done in the story of Lazarus in such a way that it might surround every grave with illusions for centuries.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
They surround themselves with the atmosphere of the demi-monde and forget that a wrinkle is as fatal as a chaperon.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Previous to this hour the Girondists had wished to sustain the throne, and merely to surround it with free institutions.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
A sinister power seemed to surround him—a power which took away hope, purpose, life.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
There were few afternoons when a ring of spectators did not surround the table, breathlessly watching the champions.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO SURROUND

  • ambuscade
  • assail
  • assault
  • box in
  • bushwhack
  • decoy
  • dry gulch
  • ensnare
  • entrap
  • hem in
  • hide
  • hook
  • jap
  • jump
  • lay for
  • lurk
  • net
  • set trap
  • surprise
  • surround
  • trap
  • wait
  • waylay
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