Definition of Surrounds

1. Noun. Things bordering, adjacent to, or nearby another; surroundings. ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of surround) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Surrounds

1. surround [v] - See also: surround

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surrounds

surrogated
surrogates
surrogateship
surrogateships
surrogating
surrogation
surrogatum
surround
surround-sound
surround sound
surround sounds
surrounded
surrounding
surrounding(a)
surroundings
surrounds (current term)
surroyal
surroyals
sursanure
sursanures
sursassite
surseance
surseances
sursie
sursies
sursolid
sursolids
sursum corda
sursy
surtax

Literary usage of Surrounds

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1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1890)
"To avoid these evils, each gathering hule has its "boot," a rounded hood of fire-clay which surrounds the hole on the inside of the chamber, ..."

2. The Bookman (1897)
"... is everywhere ; it surrounds us and hems us in and permeates us. If science pursues it, it takes flight and cannot be grasped. ..."

3. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1823)
"which surrounds many writers, whose genius has not been effaced, but concealed, by the transient crowd of their posterity. " I have admired to see persons ..."

4. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"... when a peripheral layer of protoplasm surrounds a central vacuole. The endoplasm shows streaming movements in one direction within the ecto- plasmic ..."

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