1. surrounding

adjective. ['sɝˈaʊndɪŋ'] closely encircling.


  • circumferent
  • close


  • noncomprehensive
  • open
  • middle

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Rhymes with Surrounding

  • expounding
  • confounding
  • compounding
  • resounding
  • rebounding
  • impounding
  • astounding
  • grounding
  • abounding
  • sounding
  • pounding
  • hounding
  • founding
  • bounding

How do you pronounce surrounding?

Pronounce surrounding as sərˈaʊndɪŋ.

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Sentences with surrounding

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Perform a soil test of the soil surrounding the tree.

Quotes about surrounding

1. I think there are those individuals who are intimidated by really smart, talented people. But for me, surrounding yourself with great talent is the key to success.
- Monika Chiang

2. As the ice melted, we fell in love—slowly. I just wish the ice were in two glasses of vodka, and not surrounding our bodies.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them. It is a wrong to his family. He cheats them! Children learn to read by being in the presence of books. The love of knowledge comes with reading and grows upon it.
- Horace Mann, Life and Works of Horace Mann Volume 3