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Definition of Surround


  1. To inclose on all sides; to encompass; to environ.
  2. To lie or be on all sides of; to encircle; as, a wall surrounds the city.
  3. To pass around; to travel about; to circumnavigate; as, to surround the world.
  4. To inclose, as a body of troops, between hostile forces, so as to cut off means of communication or retreat; to invest, as a city.
  5. A method of hunting some animals, as the buffalo, by surrounding a herd, and driving them over a precipice, into a ravine, etc.

Surround Quotations

I think it's important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state - meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do.
Heidi Klum

Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.
Paula Abdul

Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who'll argue with you.
John Wooden

Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
Oprah Winfrey

I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.
Robert A. Heinlein
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Surround Translations

surround in Danish is omgive
surround in Dutch is omringen, omgeven, insluiten
surround in French is entourons, entourent, entourez, entourer
surround in German is umgeben, einfassen
surround in Italian is circondare
surround in Latin is includo, impedio, coerceo, amplector, circumvenio
surround in Portuguese is cerque
surround in Spanish is rodear, circundar
surround in Swedish is omge, omgiva, omringa