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Definitions of environ

  1. be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. To surround; to encompass; to encircle; to hem in; to be round about; to involve or envelop. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. About; around. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To surround or inclose; encompass; hem in. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Places near a town or city; suburbs. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To surround; to encircle: to invest:-pr.p. environing; pa.p. environed. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. ENVIRONMENT, a surrounding. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To enclose; surround. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. To surround; to encompass; to envelop; to invest. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. To surround or encompass; to encircle or hem in. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. en-v[=i]'run, v.t. to surround: to encircle: to invest:--pr.p. env[=i]'roning; pa.p. env[=i]'roned.--n. ENV[=I]'RONMENT, a surrounding: conditions influencing development or growth.--n.pl. ENVIRONS (en-v[=i]'runz, or en'vi-), the places that environ: the outskirts of a city: neighbourhood. [Fr. environner--environ, around--virer, to turn round; cf. veer.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  12. (Of persons or things) form a ring, be stationed, round; surround (person, place, &c.) hostilely, protectively, as attendants, &c.; surround (person, thing, with others). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  13. To surround; to envelop; to besiege, to hem in; to inclose, to invest. Complete Dictionary
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