(noun, verb)


1. the area in which something exists or lives

- the country--the flat agricultural surround

Similar word(s): environment, environs, surroundings

Definition categories: location


1. extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

- The forest surrounds my property

Similar word(s): border, environ, ring, skirt

Definition categories: contact, adjoin, meet, touch

2. envelop completely

Similar word(s): smother

Definition categories: contact, cover

3. surround so as to force to give up

Similar word(s): beleaguer, besiege, circumvent

Definition categories: competition, assail, attack

4. surround with a wall in order to fortify

Similar word(s): fence, palisade, wall

Definition categories: competition, protect