To desist in doing, practicing, following, holding, or adhering to; to turn away from; to permit to lapse; to renounce; to discontinue. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470)]
To move around or along the border of; to avoid the center of.
To surround or fit with a ring, or as if with a ring.
To enclose, restrict, or hamper with or as with a fence
To confine or seal behind a wall; immure:
To avoid or evade
To besiege by encircling, as with an army
Wrap is defined as to surround or cover by folding around something.
To wrap around one or more times
The definition of invest is to put valuable resources into something that you expect will give you a personal or financial gain.
The definition of inundate is to flood or overwhelm with a lot of anything.
To surround, encircle, or enclose
To engulf is defined as to completely cover, surround, or overwhelm.
To move in a circle around
(Obsolete) In a circuit; round about.
(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 go around in a circle; revolve
To beset is to harass or have trouble on an ongoing basis from multiple sources or from all sides.
To beat with a belt or strap.
To create a blockade against.
To form a circle around:
Hem is defined as to fold and sew a piece of fabric to create a finished border.
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
Release is defined as to set free or to relieve.
A large, dry, barren region, usually having sandy or rocky soil and little or no vegetation. Water lost to evaporation and transpiration in a desert exceeds the amount of precipitation; most deserts average less than 25 cm (9.75 inches) of precipitation each year, concentrated in short local bursts. Deserts cover about one fifth of the Earth's surface, with the principal warm deserts located mainly along the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, where warm, rising equatorial air masses that have already lost most of their moisture descend over the subtropical regions. Cool deserts are located at higher elevations in the temperate regions, often on the lee side of a barrier mountain range where the prevailing winds drop their moisture before crossing the range.
To remove the wrapping from:
The definition of contextual is depending on the context, or surrounding words, phrases, and paragraphs, of the writing.
To be almost like another in character:
Find another word for surrounding. In this page you can discover 43 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for surrounding, like: neighboring, enclosing, around, abandoning, encompassing, skirting, ringing, environing, fencing, walling and circumventing.