Definition of Surrounding

1. Adjective. Closely encircling. "The surrounding countryside"

Exact synonyms: Circumferent, Encompassing
Similar to: Close
Derivative terms: Circumference



Definition of Surrounding

1. a. Inclosing; encircling.

2. n. An encompassing.

Definition of Surrounding

1. Verb. (present participle of surround) ¹

2. Noun. outlaying area; area in proximity to something ¹

3. Noun. environment ¹

4. Adjective. which surrounds something ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Surrounding

1. surround [v] - See also: surround

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surrounding

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surrogate parent
surrogate parents
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surrogates
surrogateship
surrogateships
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surrogatum
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surround-sound
surround sound
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surrounding (current term)
surrounding(a)
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surroyal
surroyals
sursanure
sursanures
surseance
surseances
sursie
sursies
sursolid
sursolids

Literary usage of Surrounding

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1. Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare (1912)
"2The citizens, men and women, rush on seeking for prey, they catch Cinna, surrounding him R and L. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The city is a trade centre for the surrounding agricultural community. Eureka was incorporated as a town in 1856. The waterworks are owned by the ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The word Kremlin (Russian Kreml) seems to be of Tatar origin, and means a fortified place overlooking the surrounding country. Many other Russian cities ..."

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