What does surrounding mean?

Definitions for surrounding
səˈraʊn dɪŋsur·round·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. encompassing(a), surrounding(a), circumferent(adj)

    closely encircling

    "encompassing mountain ranges"; "the surrounding countryside"

Wiktionary

  1. surrounding(Noun)

    outlaying area; area in proximity to something

  2. surrounding(Noun)

    environment

  3. surrounding(Adjective)

    which surrounds something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surrounding

    of Surround

  2. Surrounding(adj)

    inclosing; encircling

  3. Surrounding(noun)

    an encompassing

  4. Surrounding(noun)

    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

How to pronounce surrounding?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say surrounding in sign language?

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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. Anuj Somany:

    A person who is actually mean often keeps own surrounding places clean but the mentality always filthy of the networking people.

  2. Cara Charles-Barks:

    We are working with the police to understand the circumstances surrounding this incident and it would be inappropriate to make further comment at this time, while we establish how they became unwell.

  3. Hikmet Suleiman:

    ISIS is surrounding them and preventing them from leaving.

  4. Stanton Glantz:

    In October, Canada became the first major economic country to legalize recreational marijuana, which will undoubtedly be a bellwether for the U.S. as it continues to debate policy issues surrounding pot. And although cigarette smoking might be on the decline, Dr. King notes the tobacco industry has heavily diversified its portfolio of products and still remains one of the most profitable industries globally. So while it might be awhile beforeconvenient stores are sellingpacks of joints, similar to a pack of cigarettes its cleartobacco is positioningitself for an impendingshift towards cannabis. Kids started with tobacco and then graduated to marijuana, now its the other way around. Kids start with marijuana and they graduate to tobacco.

  5. The FDA:

    All of the information to date suggests that women with breast implants have a very low but increased risk of developing ALCL compared to women who do not have breast implants, most cases of breast implant-associated ALCL are treated by removal of the implant and the capsule surrounding the implant and some cases have been treated by chemotherapy and radiation.

Images & Illustrations of surrounding

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