Definitions For Surrounding


  • Closely encircling


  • To be on every side of (someone or something)
  • To move close to (someone or something) on all sides often in order to stop a person from escaping
  • To be closely related or connected to (something)


  • A border or an area that is around the outside edge of something

Is Surrounding a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Surrounding is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Surrounding in a Sentence

  • A wall surrounds the old city.
  • They had the suspect surrounded.
  • She was suddenly surrounded by a crowd of excited fans.
  • The vast, featureless surround of the desert was strangely appealing to him

Synonyms for Surrounding

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