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Much of the media coverage around eating disorders surrounds celebrities and models.

It was based on the media circus that surrounds Kate Middleton.

The incredibly beautiful garden that surrounds it is open to the public.

Most female pop stars play directly into the “invisible rightness” that surrounds heterosexuality.

New to the Arctic, I was struck by the immense quiet of the empty, icy wilderness that surrounds Bettles.

The great park, which also surrounds his residence, is thrown open every day and one has full liberty to go about it at pleasure.

Sometimes he loitered alone, from sunrise to sunset, in the dreary and rugged wilderness which surrounds the Escurial.

A pretty and hitherto well kept garden surrounds it on all sides.

A fine garden surrounds the back of the palace, a large court-yard the front, and a high fortified wall encloses the whole.

See the movement of it, and the relation of it to what surrounds it, and you will hardly avoid seeing the picture in it.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surrounds, such as: inundate, besiege, envelop, ring, circle, and beleaguer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.