English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'hedge something in'

(phrasal verb) 
a steep and rocky footpath hedged in by the shadowy green forest
Synonyms
surround
The church was surrounded by a rusted wrought-iron fence.
,
enclose
The land was enclosed by an eight-foot wire fence.
,
encompass
Egypt is encompassed by the Mediterranean, Sudan, the Red Sea and Libya.
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encircle
A forty-foot-high concrete wall encircles the jail.
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ring
The area is ringed by troops.
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fence in
,
girdle
The old town centre is girdled by a boulevard lined with trees.
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hem in
See hedge

Additional synonyms

in the sense of encircle
Definition
to form a circle round
A forty-foot-high concrete wall encircles the jail.
Synonyms
hem in,
gird in,
begird (poetic),
enwreath
in the sense of enclose
Definition
to surround completely
The land was enclosed by an eight-foot wire fence.
Synonyms
pen,
close in,
wall in,
encase,
fence in,
hem in,
shut in,
in the sense of encompass
Definition
to enclose within a circle
Egypt is encompassed by the Mediterranean, Sudan, the Red Sea and Libya.
Synonyms
close in,
fence in,
hem in,
shut in,
enwreath

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