surround oneself with (someone or something)

Definition of surround oneself with (someone or something)

: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

surround play
  1. : to enclose on all sides : envelop

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

  3. : to form or be a member of the entourage of

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

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

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

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

something play
  1. : some indeterminate or unspecified thing

  2. : some indeterminate amount more than a specified number

  3. : a person or thing of consequence

  1. : in some degree : somewhat

  2. used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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