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synonyms for surrounds

  • 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

antonyms for surrounds

MOST RELEVANT
  • free
  • allow
  • center
  • let go
  • lose
  • permit
  • release
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How to use surrounds in a sentence

The great park, which also surrounds his residence, is thrown open every day and one has full liberty to go about it at pleasure.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Sometimes he loitered alone, from sunrise to sunset, in the dreary and rugged wilderness which surrounds the Escurial.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
A pretty and hitherto well kept garden surrounds it on all sides.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
A fine garden surrounds the back of the palace, a large court-yard the front, and a high fortified wall encloses the whole.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
See the movement of it, and the relation of it to what surrounds it, and you will hardly avoid seeing the picture in it.
THE PAINTER IN OILDANIEL BURLEIGH PARKHURST
If the magnetic circuit surrounds the windings, as indicated in Fig. 10, the transformer is said to be of the shell type.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
It is a wonderful thing, that spirit of mother love which surrounds us, blesses us and leads us on to higher things.
PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
The Mace is the pretty inner rind that surrounds the Nutmeg, when ripe.
THE PLANT-LORE AND GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEAREHENRY NICHOLSON ELLACOMBE
It is to the wholesome obviousness of Dickens that we owe the atmosphere of good cheer that surrounds his characters.
HUMANLY SPEAKINGSAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
He sleeps but two hours at night and prays the rest of the time, while a nimbus of fire surrounds him.
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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