What does surrounding mean?

Definitions for surrounding
səˈraʊn dɪŋsur·round·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. encompassing(a), surrounding(a), circumferentadjective

    closely encircling

    "encompassing mountain ranges"; "the surrounding countryside"

Wiktionary

  1. surroundingnoun

    outlaying area; area in proximity to something

  2. surroundingnoun

    environment

  3. surroundingadjective

    which surrounds something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surrounding

    of Surround

  2. Surroundingadjective

    inclosing; encircling

  3. Surroundingnoun

    an encompassing

  4. Surroundingnoun

    the things which surround or environ; external or attending circumstances or conditions

Freebase

  1. Surrounding

    Extending on all sides of simultaneously; encircling.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'surrounding' in Adjectives Frequency: #708

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surrounding in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surrounding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of surrounding in a Sentence

  1. Sheikh Salman:

    In this time of uncertainty surrounding soccer's world governing body FIFA, it is clear that what is needed, more urgently than ever, is a firm hand to run the world body competently and with a determination to conduct its affairs professionally and with maximum transparency.

  2. Mohammad Rasoul Zazai:

    Currently for us Sangin, Marjah, Nad Ali and surrounding areas of Lashkar Gah and Kabul-Herat highway are a priority. And we put all our efforts in these places.

  3. John Hickenlooper:

    It would be hard for me -- and I am not saying I couldn't do it and I am not saying my patriotic duty may compel me to do it -- but my character, what activates me, motivates me is building teams and surrounding Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper with really talented people, taking big bites out of major challenges and then doing them.

  4. Julius Alsandor:

    The relevance and the impact on the people in the surrounding communities and especially the congregation of each of these churches, it's hurtful and there may be some fear that is being exhibited by those who are a part of the three churches.

  5. Taylor Gecking:

    One day I hope to add a Ronald McDonald sitting on a bench, but so far it’s been out of the budget. A girl can dream, our whole home is full of things that are a little unusual to decorate with, but my husband and I both believe in surrounding ourselves with things that make us happy.

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