Synonyms of besiege in English:

besiege


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verb

1‘in 1560 the English army besieged the town of Leith’

SYNONYMS
lay siege to, beleaguer, blockade, surround
shut off, block off
archaic invest

2‘he was besieged by fans’

SYNONYMS
surround, mob, crowd round, swarm round, throng round, ring round, encircle
hem in, shut in
set upon, fall upon

3‘guilt besieged him for many years’

SYNONYMS
oppress, torment, torture, rack, plague, afflict, harrow, beset, beleaguer, trouble, bedevil, cause suffering to, prey on, weigh heavily on, lie heavy on, gnaw at, nag at, haunt

4‘the television station was besieged with calls from worried homeowners’

SYNONYMS
overwhelm, inundate, deluge, flood, swamp, snow under
bombard