Part of speech:
To shut in all around; hem in; fence in; surround
To encircle; surround:
To move in a circle.
To form a circle around:
To be present on all or nearly all sides of; encircle
Extending all around; surrounding
Sir Thomas Browne
(Neuroanatomy) a part of or located in the peripheral nervous system
The definition of band means to gather or tie together.
(Slang) To sing in a loud and forceful manner:
To gird; encompass.
To sail or fly around (the earth, an island, etc.)
(Geom.) To draw a plane figure around (another plane figure) either to intersect each vertex of the inner figure, as a circle around a square, or to have each side of the outer figure tangent to the inner figure, as a square around a circle
To surround with or as with a wall or trench
To contain is defined as to serve as a vessel or holder for something, to be made up of different things or the act of restraining yourself or your emotions.
To enclose protectively.
To surround or enclose:
To have as part of something larger; include:
Fence means to use bladed weapons for sport or fighting.
To fasten or secure (clothing, for example) with a belt or band.
To shut up within or as within walls; imprison, confine, or seclude
More generally, to pierce (something) with any long, pointed object.
Loop is defined as to form in a way that two sides fold on each other with an opening in the middle.
To revolve around (a center of attraction):
(Games) To toss a ring over (a peg), as in horseshoes.
To form a wreathlike shape around something
Zone is defined as to mark off or divide an area for a certain purpose.
To encircle with or as if with a band.
To beset is to harass or have trouble on an ongoing basis from multiple sources or from all sides.
To hide or protect oneself, as if behind a hedge
To become open
To set free from or as if from restraints.
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