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surrounded


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  surround 
 
  4  of  5  senses  of  surround 
 
  Sense  1 
  surround,  environ,  encircle,  circle,  round,  ring 
  =>  twine 
  =>  wreath,  wreathe 
  =>  girth,  girt,  begird,  gird 
  =>  cloister 
 
  Sense  2 
  surround,  skirt,  border 
  =>  fringe 
  =>  girdle,  gird 
  =>  enclose,  inclose,  shut  in 
  =>  hem  in 
 
  Sense  4 
  besiege,  beleaguer,  surround,  hem  in  circumvent 
  =>  blockade,  seal  off 
  =>  ebb 
 
  Sense  5 
  wall,  palisade,  fence,  fence  in  surround 
  =>  stockade 
  =>  circumvallate 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  surround 
 
  4  of  5  senses  of  surround 
 
  Sense  1 
  surround,  environ,  encircle,  circle,  round,  ring 
  =>  twine 
  =>  wreath,  wreathe 
  =>  girth,  girt,  begird,  gird 
  =>  cloister 
 
  Sense  2 
  surround,  skirt,  border 
  =>  fringe 
  =>  girdle,  gird 
  =>  enclose,  inclose,  shut  in 
  =>  tuck,  insert 
  =>  wall  in  wall  up 
  =>  brick  in  brick  up  brick  over 
  =>  embower,  bower 
  =>  enshrine,  shrine 
  =>  encase,  case 
  =>  pack 
  =>  containerize 
  =>  bag 
  =>  pouch 
  =>  bundle,  bundle  up  roll  up 
  =>  stow,  load 
  =>  box,  package 
  =>  sack 
  =>  crate 
  =>  immerse,  engross,  swallow,  swallow  up  bury,  eat  up 
  =>  frame,  frame  in  border 
  =>  glass,  glass  in 
  =>  bank 
  =>  dike,  dyke 
  =>  encapsulate 
  =>  fence,  fence  in 
  =>  rope  in  rope  off  cordon  off 
  =>  casket 
  =>  corral 
  =>  fortify,  fort 
  =>  trench 
  =>  hem  in 
 
  Sense  4 
  besiege,  beleaguer,  surround,  hem  in  circumvent 
  =>  blockade,  seal  off 
  =>  ebb 
 
  Sense  5 
  wall,  palisade,  fence,  fence  in  surround 
  =>  stockade 
  =>  circumvallate 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  surround 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  surround 
 
  5  senses  of  surround 
 
  Sense  1 
  surround,  environ,  encircle,  circle,  round,  ring 
  =>  hold  bear,  carry,  contain 
 
  Sense  2 
  surround,  skirt,  border 
  =>  touch,  adjoin,  meet  contact 
 
  Sense  3 
  smother,  surround 
  =>  cover 
 
  Sense  4 
  besiege,  beleaguer,  surround,  hem  in  circumvent 
  =>  attack,  assail 
 
  Sense  5 
  wall,  palisade,  fence,  fence  in  surround 
  =>  protect 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  surround 
 
  surround  used  as  a  verb  is  common  (polysemy  count  =  5) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  surround 
 
  Sense  1 
  surround,  environ,  encircle,  circle,  round,  ring 
  =>  hold  bear,  carry,  contain 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  surround,  skirt,  border 
  =>  touch,  adjoin,  meet  contact 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  smother,  surround 
  =>  cover 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  4 
  besiege,  beleaguer,  surround,  hem  in  circumvent 
  =>  attack,  assail 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  5 
  wall,  palisade,  fence,  fence  in  surround 
  =>  protect 
  -------------- 
 
  Overview  of  verb  surround 
 
  The  verb  surround  has  5  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (14)  surround,  environ,  encircle,  circle,  round,  ring  --  (be  around  "Developments  surround  the  town";  "The  river  encircles  the  village") 
  2.  (6)  surround,  skirt,  border  --  (extend  on  all  sides  of  simultaneously;  encircle;  "The  forest  surrounds  my  property") 
  3.  (2)  smother,  surround  --  (envelop  completely;  "smother  the  meat  in  gravy") 
  4.  (1)  besiege,  beleaguer,  surround,  hem  in  circumvent  --  (surround  so  as  to  force  to  give  up  "The  Turks  besieged  Vienna") 
  5.  wall,  palisade,  fence,  fence  in  surround  --  (surround  with  a  wall  in  order  to  fortify) 
 
  Overview  of  adj  surrounded 
 
  The  adj  surrounded  has  1  sense  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  surrounded,  encircled  --  (confined  on  all  sides;  "a  camp  surrounded  by  enemies";  "the  encircled  pioneers") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  surrounded 
 
  1  sense  of  surrounded 
 
  Sense  1 
  surrounded,  encircled 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  enclosed)  ->  unenclosed 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  surrounded 
 
  1  sense  of  surrounded 
 
  Sense  1 
  surrounded,  encircled 
  =>  enclosed  (vs.  unenclosed) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  surrounded 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  surrounded 
 
  surrounded  used  as  an  adjective  is  very  rare  (polysemy  count  =  1) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  surrounded 
  surrounded 
 
  Overview  of  verb  surround 
 
  The  verb  surround  has  5  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (14)  surround,  environ,  encircle,  circle,  round,  ring  --  (be  around  "Developments  surround  the  town";  "The  river  encircles  the  village") 
  2.  (6)  surround,  skirt,  border  --  (extend  on  all  sides  of  simultaneously;  encircle;  "The  forest  surrounds  my  property") 
  3.  (2)  smother,  surround  --  (envelop  completely;  "smother  the  meat  in  gravy") 
  4.  (1)  besiege,  beleaguer,  surround,  hem  in  circumvent  --  (surround  so  as  to  force  to  give  up  "The  Turks  besieged  Vienna") 
  5.  wall,  palisade,  fence,  fence  in  surround  --  (surround  with  a  wall  in  order  to  fortify) 
 
  Overview  of  adj  surrounded 
 
  The  adj  surrounded  has  1  sense  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (3)  surrounded,  encircled  --  (confined  on  all  sides;  "a  camp  surrounded  by  enemies";  "the  encircled  pioneers") 



surrounded definition