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surround

sur·round

surround

 
 
pronunciation:
s raUnd
part of speech: verb
inflections: surrounded, surrounding, surrounds
definition 1: to close off all sides of.
The wall surrounds the town.
synonyms:
enclose, encompass
similar words:
bathe, close in on, encircle, envelop, fence in, ring, wall
definition 2: to form in a circle around; encircle.
Fans surrounded the singer after the concert.
synonyms:
circle, encircle
similar words:
encompass, rim, ring, roll, wrap