surrounded Definition

  • 1to be all around someone or something
  • 2to encircle or enclose someone or something

Using surrounded: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "surrounded" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The house was surrounded by a high fence.

  • Example

    The city is surrounded by mountains.

  • Example

    The soldiers surrounded the enemy camp.

  • Example

    I felt surrounded by love and support.

surrounded Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with surrounded

  • to have people or things all around you


    She was surrounded by her family and friends on her birthday.

  • to have a lot of something around you


    The garden was surrounded with beautiful flowers.

  • to be involved in a situation that causes disagreement or argument


    The new policy was surrounded by controversy from the beginning.


Summary: surrounded in Brief

The verb 'surrounded' [səˈraʊndɪd] means to encircle or enclose someone or something, or to be all around them. It can refer to physical objects like mountains or fences, or emotional states like feeling surrounded by love. Common phrases include 'surrounded by' and 'surrounded with,' while 'surrounded by controversy' refers to being involved in a situation that causes disagreement or argument.