surround oneself with (someone or something)

Definition of surround oneself with (someone or something)

  1. :  to have (certain types of people or things) near one He surrounds himself with very talented people. They surround themselves with luxuries.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to enclose on all sides :  envelop

    :  to enclose so as to cut off communication or retreat :  invest

    :  to form or be a member of the entourage of

  1. :  something (such as a border or ambient environment) that surrounds

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

  1. :  some person :  somebody

  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

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a trip made at another's expense

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