Synonyms of 'surround'
The church was surrounded by a rusted wrought-iron fence.
The land was enclosed by an eight-foot wire fence.
The area is ringed by troops.
A forty-foot-high concrete wall encircles the jail.
Egypt is encompassed by the Mediterranean, Sudan, the Red Sea and Libya.
the thick black cloud of smoke that enveloped the area
close in on
The old town centre is girdled by a boulevard lined with trees.
a small fireplace with a cast-iron surround
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If soldiers besiege a place, they surround it and wait for the people in it to stop fighting or resisting.
The main part of the army moved to besiege the town.
The border between two countries or regions is the dividing line between them. Sometimes the border also refers to the land close to this line.
Clifford is enjoying life north of the border.
Thesaurus for surround from the Collins English Thesaurus
If a person or thing is surrounded by something, that thing is situated all around them.