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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) surround

Synonyms: environment, environs, surround, surroundings Definition: the area in which something exists or lives Usage: the country--the flat agricultural surround

Hypernyms: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region Definition: a demarcated area of the Earth

Synonyms for (verb) surround

Synonyms: beleaguer, besiege, circumvent, surround, hem in Definition: surround so as to force to give up Usage: The Turks besieged Vienna

Hypernyms: assail, attack Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

Synonyms: surround, palisade, wall, fence, fence in Definition: surround with a wall in order to fortify

Hypernyms: protect Definition: shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage Usage: Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain

Synonyms: skirt, environ, surround, ring, border Definition: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle Usage: The forest surrounds my property

Hypernyms: touch, adjoin, contact, meet Definition: be in direct physical contact with; make contact Usage: The two buildings touch; Their hands touched; The wire must not contact the metal cover; The surfaces contact at this point

Synonyms: surround, smother Definition: envelop completely Usage: smother the meat in gravy

Hypernyms: cover Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers