What does surrounding mean?

Definitions for surrounding
səˈraʊn dɪŋsur·round·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word surrounding.

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
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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. Iosif Lazaridis:

    We may be removing some of the mystique surrounding these people by showing that they weren't that different from the people that came before or after them, the Minoans and Mycenaeans didn't have any special ancestry: they were made of the same basic ‘stuff’ as other people from Europe and the Middle East. So we can't answer the question of why these civilizations flourished thousands of years ago, but we can at least cast some light on who they were and where they came from.

  2. Nin Bell:

    I think Donald Trump kind of thrives on that division. I see it in my own town and in surrounding towns, i think Donald Trump's got a lot to do with that.

  3. Ahmed Abu-Ghazal:

    I was surprised by a massive explosion and then saw dozens of militants surrounding the checkpoint and opening fire.

  4. Ron McClain:

    We understand and are sensitive to the issues surrounding the potential use of eminent domain, which is rarely used.

  5. Troy Price:

    The reporting of the results and circumstances surrounding the 2020 Iowa Democratic Party caucuses were unacceptable. As chair of the party, I apologize deeply for this, the bottom line is that we hit a stumbling block on the back end of the reporting of the data, but the one thing I want you to know : We know this data is accurate.

Images & Illustrations of surrounding

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