Definitions of surround

  1. To inclose on all sides; to encircle. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To go round about: to encompass. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To inclose on all sides; encompass. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To place something around; encompass; enclose; encircle. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. To inclose on all sides; to encompass; to lie or be on all sides of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. To inclose on all sides; to encompass; to environ. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. To lie or be on all sides of; to encircle; as, a wall surrounds the city. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. To pass around; to travel about; to circumnavigate; as, to surround the world. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. To inclose, as a body of troops, between hostile forces, so as to cut off means of communication or retreat; to invest, as a city. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. A method of hunting some animals, as the buffalo, by surrounding a herd, and driving them over a precipice, into a ravine, etc. Newage Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for surround

  1. The belief has always prevailed that a day would come when, within a space of twelve months, the thirty principal reefs which surround the island and which are called the thirty coffins would receive their thirty victims, who were to die a violent death, and that those thirty victims would include four women who were to die crucified. – The Secret of Sarek by Maurice Leblanc
  2. And they departed to surround him. – Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Unknown