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

How to pronounce surrounding?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Rigoberta Menchu:

    The bravery of these Mayan women has allowed the silence and impunity surrounding sexual violence to be broken after more than 30 years.

  2. Kameelah Phillips:

    Syringoma is characterized by benign, flesh-colored pimples that are usually not tender to the touch, sometimes there are multiple lesions, or they can grow larger than you’re comfortable with, but resist trying to remove or pop them yourself. It can cause damage to the surrounding skin.

  3. Tom Hanks:

    The prejudice surrounding AIDS exacts a social death which precedes the actual physical one.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Surrounding people whom a person likes is not really getting ones who he is like character wise as individuals of same nature befriend by default and not by design of own choice.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of surrounding

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