Part of speech: verb

To place something around; encompass; enclose; encircle.

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Usage examples "surround":

  1. Spread out and surround them!" - "The World with a Thousand Moons", Edmond Hamilton.
  2. They surround Verotchka's little bed; they whisper and laugh in their thin little voices. - "Verotchka's Tales", Mamin Siberiak.
  3. Freshers, second- year girls, even austere thirds themselves, combined to surround her with an atmosphere of kindness and consideration. - "A College Girl", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.