They took up defensive formation, armed to the teeth, surrounding the aircraft.
There, he ruthlessly kills off the small critters of the surrounding wilderness.
surrounding satellites could finish the job of complete dismemberment of the unfortunate loser.
They elect leaders who aren't afraid of surrounding themselves with those who may be smarter than they are.
Almost alone on the small screen, to this day, he was able to relate games to the surrounding culture.
Not being sure of his bearings, he mounted the taller of the hills to get a view of the surrounding country.
Quite often the cave gave way to the pressure of the surrounding rock.
A heavy pall of smoke still hung over the camp and all the surrounding country.
The conflict in the surrounding shrubbery had already almost ceased.
The top, as you know, rises to the general level of the surrounding country, the river having eaten out so much.
early 15c., "to flood, overflow," from Middle French soronder "to overflow, abound, surpass, dominate," from Late Latin superundare "overflow," from Latin super "over" (see super-) + undare "to flow in waves," from unda "wave" (see water (n.); and cf. abound). Sense of "to shut in on all sides" first recorded 1610s, influenced by figurative meaning in French of "dominate," and by sound association with round. Related: Surrounded; surrounding.