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English verb: environ

1. environ (contact) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle


SamplesThe forest surrounds my property.


Synonymsborder, ring, skirt, surround


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adjoin, contact, meet, touch


Narrower (hyponym)cloister, cloister, close in, enclose, fringe, gird, girdle, hem in, inclose, shut in









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