Definitions for surround

Definitions for (noun) surround

Main entry: environment, environs, surround, surroundings

Definition: the area in which something exists or lives

Usage: the country--the flat agricultural surround

Definitions for (verb) surround

Main entry: beleaguer, besiege, circumvent, surround, hem in

Definition: surround so as to force to give up

Usage: The Turks besieged Vienna

Main entry: surround, palisade, wall, fence, fence in

Definition: surround with a wall in order to fortify

Main entry: skirt, environ, surround, ring, border

Definition: extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

Usage: The forest surrounds my property

Main entry: surround, smother

Definition: envelop completely

Usage: smother the meat in gravy

Visual thesaurus for surround