What does the word surround mean?

Usage examples for surround

  1. They surround Verotchka's little bed; they whisper and laugh in their thin little voices. – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  2. Freshers, second- year girls, even austere thirds themselves, combined to surround her with an atmosphere of kindness and consideration. – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey