encircle (part of speech: verb)
enclose (part of speech: verb)
- What elements of future greatness and prosperity encircle you on every side! - "Roughing it in the Bush", Susanna Moodie.
- And Enrique reflected that the necklace, made to encircle some wonderful throat, might become the symbol of a bond of love now growing up between them. - "Their Son; The Necklace", Eduardo Zamacois.
- His arm fell powerless by his side, and an iron hoop seemed to encircle him. - "The Squatter and the Don", C. Loyal.