HyperDic: surround

English > 5 senses of the word surround:
VERBcontactsurround, environ, ring, skirt, borderextend on all sides of simultaneously
contactsurround, smotherenvelop completely
competitionsurround, besiege, beleaguer, hem in, circumventsurround so as to force to give up
competitionsurround, wall, palisade, fence, fence insurround with a wall in order to fortify
NOUNlocationsurround, environment, environs, surroundingsthe area in which something exists or lives
surround > pronunciation
Soundsseraw'nd
Rhymesabound ... wound: 56 rhymes with awnd...
English > surround: 5 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe area in which something exists or lives.
Example"the country--the flat agricultural surround"
Synonymsenvironment, environs, surroundings
Narrowerambiance, ambienceThe atmosphere of an environment
elementThe most favorable environment for a plant or animal
habitat, home groundThe type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs
mediumThe surrounding environment
melting potAn environment in which many ideas and races are socially assimilated
partsThe local environment
setting, sceneThe context and environment in which something is set
Broadergeographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic regionA demarcated area of the Earth
Spanishambiente, entorno, inmediaciones
Catalanentorn, voltant, volt, volts
Verbssurroundsurround with a wall in order to fortify
surroundextend on all sides of simultaneously
English > surround: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningExtend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The forest surrounds my property"
Synonymsenviron, ring, skirt, border
NarrowercloisterSurround with a cloister
cloisterSurround with a cloister, as of a garden
enclose, close in, inclose, shut inSurround completely
fringedecorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe
girdle, girdPut a girdle on or around
hem inSurround in a restrictive manner
Broadertouch, adjoin, meet, contactBe in direct physical contact with
Spanishcercar, circundar, envolver, rodear
Catalancircumdar, encerclar, envoltar, rodejar, voltar
Nounssurroundings, surroundthe area in which something exists or lives
English > surround: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningenvelop completely.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsmother
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishcercar, circundar, rodear
Catalancircumdar, encerclar, envoltar, rodejar, voltar
English > surround: 5 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningSurround so as to force to give up.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsbesiege, beleaguer, hem in, circumvent
Narrowerblockade, seal offimpose a blockade on
ebbhem in fish with stakes and nets so as to prevent them from going back into the sea with the ebb
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishasediar, cercar, sitiar
Catalanassetjar
English > surround: 5 senses > verb 4, competition
MeaningSurround with a wall in order to fortify.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymswall, palisade, fence, fence in
NarrowercircumvallateSurround with or as if with a rampart or other fortification
stockadeSurround with a stockade in order to fortify
Broaderprotectshield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage / damage
Spanishcercar, circundar, murar, rodear
Catalancircumdar, emmurallar, encerclar, envoltar, murar, voltar
Nounssurroundthe area in which something exists or lives

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