[n] the area in which something exists or lives; "the country--the flat agricultural surround"
[v] surround so as to force to give up; "The Turks besieged Vienna"
[v] surround with a wall in order to fortify
[v] extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle; "The forest surrounds my property"
[v] envelop completely; "smother the meat in gravy"
[v] be around; "Developments surround the town"; "The river encircles the village"
beleaguer, besiege, border, circle, circumvent, encircle, environ, environment, environs, fence, fence in, hem in, palisade, ring, round, skirt, smother, surroundings, wall